Connecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection

02/14/2018 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 02/14/2018 13:48

Body Recovered from Pachaug Pond Identified

February 14, 2018

Body Recovered from Pachaug Pond Identified

On Tuesday, February 13, 2018, Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP) Environmental Conservation (EnCon) Police Officers responded to Pachaug Pond in Griswold after a member of the public noticed a body on the surface of the pond.

Members of the Griswold and Jewett City Volunteer Fire Department recovered the remains of an adult male, which was then transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner's Office for an autopsy.

The deceased has been positively identified as John Dubois, 56, of Griswold, Connecticut, who had gone missing while snowmobiling on Pachaug Pond on December 16, 2017.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.