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Homicide victim found in wooded area in Woodbridge

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WOODBRIDGE, Conn. (WTNH) — Police are investigating a wooded area in Woodbridge where a body was found Saturday evening.

New Haven Police confirmed that the male victim was found with multiple gunshot wounds in the area of Woodfield Drive.

The body was found after a call came in about a missing person.

Woodbridge Police and State Police Major Crimes Division took over the investigation Sunday morning.

The body was removed from the woods and transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner Sunday morning to determine the cause of death and identity.

Police have confirmed the case to be a homicide.

Neighbors say they are shocked and alarmed. One neighbor who lives near the crime scene telling News 8, “It’s quiet. Nothing really happens…in Woodbridge. The biggest thing I guess they have to worry about is maybe a cat stuck in a tree or a dead animal in the road. That’s about it.”

This is a developing story. Stay with WTNH.com for the latest details as they become available.

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