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PD: Death of Man Found on Roadside is 'Suspicious'



    PD: Death of Man Found on Roadside is 'Suspicious'
    Police were investigating the discovery of a body on a roadside in Branford on Wednesday.

    Branford police are still investigating the death of a man found on town property on Aug. 31 and said the medical examiner's report on his death is inconclusive.

    A Branford Public Works employee found Joseph Miller, 28, of Branford, dead along the side of a gravel road in the area known as the Tabor property around 7:30 a.m. on Aug. 31.

    After the inconclusive medical examiner's report, police said they are waiting on toxicology reports, which could take up to six weeks.

    “By all indication from our investigators thus far, we do not believe the public is at risk or the area is unsafe in any way,” Chief Kevin Halloran said in a statement. “Our heartfelt sympathy goes out to the family and friend of Mr. Miller as they grieve their loss.”

    Connecticut state police Central District Major Crimes detectives, the New Haven State’s Attorney and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner are all assisting with the investigation.