Hikers discover body in wooded area in Branford’s Stony Creek


BRANFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — The Branford Police Department is investigating after a body was found in the area of Stony Creek.

According to Branford police, hikers found the body in a wooded area just off the Branford Trail near the Guilford town line.

The deceased has not yet been identified.

The body has been taken to the Office of the Chief’s State Medical Examiner to determine a cause and manner of death.

Police said there is no threat to the public.

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