Connecticut State Police Patch STATE OF CONNECTICUT
Department of Public Safety
1111 Country Club Road
Middletown, Connecticut 06457

                          State Police Investigate Suspicious Death Ruled  Homicide

On 02/23/11 at 1:10 P.M. the Plymouth Police Department received a 911 call. The caller reported the discovery of a deceased male subject in a wooded area of town on Lane Hill Rd. in Terryville.

Responding Plymouth officers arrived and confirmed the death to be suspicious.  The wooded area was secured by Plymouth Police Officers, and the State Police Western District Major Crimes Squad responded to the scene at the request of the Chief of Police to investigate this incident.

Initial examination of the scene by State Police Detectives confirmed the suspicious death of a male subject. 

State Police Detectives documented the scene and gathered physical and forensic evidence.

A post mortem examination of the deceased was conducted by the Office of the Chief State Medical examiner today, 02/24/11, and the cause of death has been ruled blunt force trauma and the death is ruled a homicide.  The deceased is identified as DYLAN SHERMAN DOB:5/14/91 LKA 315 Summer St. Bristol,Ct.

The State Police Western District Major Crime Squad is continuing the investigation being assisted by the Plymouth, Bristol, and Watertown Police Departments.

State Police Detectives are asking anyone who may have any information regarding this crime to contact State Police at 860-626-7900.  All calls will be kept strictly confidential.  


Lt. J. Paul Vance