By Muhammad Atef | April 8, 2021

Death – Obituary : Missing hiker found dead in Connecticut’s Lover’s Leap park – Cause Of Death

NEW MILFORD, Conn. (AP) — Authorities on Wednesday released the name of a hiker who went missing and was later found dead on Easter Sunday in Lovers Leap State Park in Connecticut.

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection identified the hiker as Joao Lucas, 39, of Danbury, who was found in Lake Lillinonah inside the New Milford park during a search by several agencies.

The chief medical examiner’s office has ruled the death an accidental drowning. DEEP spokesman Will Healey said it remains under investigation.

Other people hiking with Lucas said they last saw him heading down from an overlook in the park late Sunday afternoon, Healey said.

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Cause Of Death 

As the time of this publication on Societyalert, the  cause of death has not been learnt by us. Information regarding the cause of death or circumstances that led to this devastating passing would be made available once we learn about it.

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In lieu of flowers information would be given by the family of the deceased. We have not gotten hold of official statement on the death from the family.