State Police Fire and Explosion Investigation Unit Assist East Haddam Fire Marshal with Fatal Residential Fire Investigation

EAST HADDAM, CT (January 9, 2018): Connecticut State Police Detectives are assisting the East Haddam Fire Marshal with a residential fire investigation.

On January 8, 2018 at approximately 3:08 p.m., Troopers from Troop K-Colchester responded to 51 Ackley Cemetery Road in East Haddam for a residential structure fire. Detectives from the Connecticut State Police Fire and Explosion Investigation Unit (FEIU) also responded to assist with the fire investigation.

After the fire was extinguished a deceased victim was located inside the residence. Connecticut State Police Fire and Explosion Investigation Unit (FEIU) Detectives and Connecticut State Police Eastern District Major Crime Detectives are assisting the East Haddam Fire Marshal with the investigation. 

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) will conduct a post-mortem examination to determine positive identify of the victim, and cause and manner of death.

This fire remains under investigation.