Norwich woman died from stab wounds to head and neck

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NORWICH – Casey Chadwick died from injuries to her head and neck according to the state medical examiner.

Police found Casey Chadwick, 25, dead Monday afternoon with obvious signs of trauma in an apartment on Spaulding Street.

The Office of the State Medical Examiner said the cause of death was, “Sharp forced injuries to the head and neck with vascular injuries.” They ruled the death a homicide.

A neighbor said Chadwick and her boyfriend lived in their second-floor apartment for about a year and that the couple was very quiet.

A police source tells Fox CT Chadwick’s boyfriend is not a suspect at this time.

A GoFundMe page has been set up to help Chadwick’s family pay for funeral expenses.

A friend of Chadwick, who wished to remain anonymous, said she was a real home-body who liked hanging out with her dog and her boyfriend.

The Norwich Police Detective Division, in conjunction with the Connecticut State Police and the New London County State’s Attorney’s Office, is actively investigating the death as a homicide. Several leads are being followed.

Anyone with information about this or other criminal activity is asked to contact the Norwich Police Department at (860) 886-5561 or the anonymous tip-line at extension 500.