Stamford PD: Man missing for almost a week found dead in Redding


STAMFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — A man reported missing last week was found dead Tuesday afternoon, Stamford Police reported.

Police say, at about 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Nov. 23, missing person Shin Maeno, 28, was found dead in a wooded area of Redding by members of the State Police Search and Rescue Unit.

He was found about 100 yards into the woods off Sidecut Road and Simpaug Turnpike. There are no signs of foul play at this time.

Maeno was seen leaving a coworker’s friend’s apartment around noon on Wednesday, Nov. 17, and was reported missing at approximately 12:21 p.m. on Thursday by his wife and coworker.

Maeno appeared upset after an argument with his wife. He told his coworker he would be working from home for the rest of the day but never returned.

The missing person report was filed, along with his vehicle information and pedigree all being entered into the National Crime Information Center.

On Friday at approximately 10:00 a.m., Redding Police located his car parked at the West Redding Railroad Station unoccupied. Stamford, Redding, and Metro-North Police all pursued an extensive search of the heavily wooded area, unable to find Maeno.

He was last seen walking in the West Redding area near the Post Office on Long Ridge Rd and the Simpaug Turnpike at 2:00 p.m. Wednesday.

Maeno is described as a 5’3″ Asian man with black hair, black eyes, and around 130 lbs. He was last seen wearing a black jacket, black pants, and black Vans sneakers, carrying a briefcase.

Anyone who has any information is asked to contact Stamford Police at 203-977-4444 or Captain Hohn at 203-977-5645.

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