Police: Stamford Man Found Dead in New Canaan Early Tuesday [UPDATED]


UPDATE 2:30 p.m. Wednesday

New Canaan Police on Wednesday afternoon released the following information to the press: “The deceased male has been identified as Santos Eujedo Perez, resident of Stamford, CT. The investigation is ongoing and at this time there is no indication of foul play. There is no danger to the community. Nothing further.”

Original Article

A man working at a house under renovation in New Canaan was found dead before dawn Tuesday, police said.

The unidentified Stamford man was last seen working at the house on the afternoon of Monday, July 8, according to a press release issued by the New Canaan Police Department.

Woods near Turner Hill Road on July 9, 2024. Photo courtesy of Julia Stewart

At approximately 12:02 AM on July  09, 2024, Stamford and New Canaan Police Officers located an adult male in a wooded area, who was declared as deceased by a Norwalk Hospital Paramedic,” the press release said.

It wasn’t immediately clear whether the deceased man was found on an eastern New Canaan property, where a large police presence could be seen starting in the pre-dawn hours Tuesday. NCPD did not immediately respond to an email seeking confirmation.

According to the press release, NCPD began assisting Stamford police late Monday night in a missing persons investigation regarding the city resident.

State police are assisting in the investigation, the press release said. The Occupational Safety and Health Administration also has been notified, it said.

“Further details, including the identity of the deceased, will be released at a later time,” the press release said. “It is important to note that there is no danger to the general public.”

[Note: A specific reference to Turner Hill Road, rather than Turning Mill Lane, has been removed from this article at the request of residents 

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