State Police Investigate Remains Found On Trumbull-Bridgeport Border

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Eastern Connecticut State University student Alyssiah Wiley has been missing for nearly a month.
Eastern Connecticut State University student Alyssiah Wiley has been missing for nearly a month. Photo Credit: File

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. -- State police were investigating whether human remains found Friday in a wooded area near Quarry Road in Trumbull belong to missing Eastern Connecticut State University student Alyssiah Wiley, The Hartford Courant reported.

State police had been searching the area near the Bridgeport-Trumbull border because of information gathered during the investigation of Wiley's April 20 disappearance, State Police spokesman Lt. J. Paul Vance said.

Wiley, 20, is from West Haven. She is described as a black woman, 5-foot-6 and 150 pounds. She is a sophomore majoring in psychology and biology. Wiley had last been seen at a Dairy Queen in Willamantic near the campus, Vance said.

A car police say is related to the case -- a black 2009 Nissan Altima with four doors and tinted windows, with Connecticut license plate 297-ZOY -- was found in Bridgeport, Vance said. He did not elaborate but said it was process for evidence.

Read the Courant's full story here

For a May 2 story from The Daily Voice on Wiley's disappearance, click here

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