|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 22, 2007
DEATH OF HIKER OFF A TRAIL ON
On Monday evening, May 21, 2007 at approximately 5:45
Fire/EMS personnel reached the victim just after 6 p.m. and pronounced him deceased at the scene.
The victim was transported by hand by fire personnel and State Police Recruits to the
Initial investigation has revealed that the victim was hiking with two other persons when he lost his footing on the hiking trail and fell down a steep rock ledge to his death. No suspicious of foul play at this time however the incident is under investigation.
The deceased is identified as Christopher W. KOENIG, age 22, d.o.b. 11/03/1984, of