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Fairfield man found dead by apparent hanging

FAIRFIELD - A man was found dead from an apparent suicide by hanging Thursday night, June 18, near Chautauqua Park in Fairfield.

Fairfield Police Lt. Julie Kinsella said a medical examiner still needs to identify the body, but it appears that the man found dead was 30-year-old Fairfield resident Joshua Meth. Meth’s girlfriend reported him missing Sunday night, June 14. His body was found at approximately 9 p.m. Thursday by law enforcement officers searching for him.

Kinsella said the incident does not appear to be criminal, but it is still under investigation pending autopsy results.