Thomas Benarro appears to have died as a result of a fall, Lt. Sal Nesci said. Local officers, working with state police, found his body in a wooded area not far from his home about 6 p.m. Thursday, he said.
He as last seen alive at his South Meriden home about 3 p.m. Sept. 21.
An autopsy is scheduled to determine the exact cause of death, which police believe was an accident.
By Christine Dempsey, Hartford Courant