|STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 7, 2008
Today, 04/07/08, at approximately 9:45 a.m., a male complainant walked into Troop F in Westbrook to report that he was involved in an incident that caused harm and the possible death of a person during the overnight hours. He reported that he had been involved in an altercation and that the person with whom he had the altercationcould be found on
State Troopers responded to the secluded area as described by the male suspect and did in fact locate the victim near the power lines off of Plains Road. The subject was pronounced dead at the scene and this area was secured by the responding Troopers.
The deceased is identified by State Police as Stefan Lasak, DOB 2/14/86, 29 Hurd Hill Road, Haddam Neck. In addition, a post mortem examination will be conducted by the Office of the
This afternoon, 4/7/08, the complainant/accused was formally charged by State Police in this case. He was processed at Troop F in Westbrook and is being held on $1,000,000 bond. the accused will appear in Superior Court in Middletown on 4/8/08.
No additional arrests are anticipated.
Lt. J. Paul Vance