Body found inside abandoned vehicle in wooded area in Somers


SOMERS, Conn. (WWLP) – Authorities in Connecticut conducted an hours-long investigation in Somers Thursday after a body was found inside a vehicle parked off the road in a wooded area. 

At 8 p.m., detectives with the Connecticut State Police Major Crimes Unit said the investigation on Durkee Road in Somers was in its early stage and that investigators were “actively working a scene.” After 11:30 p.m., they described it as a suspicious incident linked to the vehicle after locating the body inside.

The identity of the individual found dead inside the vehicle has not been released as the investigation remains ongoing. Police said the incident is isolated and poses no immediate threat to the public. 

If you saw anything suspicious that could be linked to the incident, police are asking you to reach out to them at (860) 685-8000.

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