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Bethel Resident ID'd As Woman Found Shot, Killed On Shore In Bridgeport

Seaview Avenue and Newfield Avenue
Seaview Avenue and Newfield Avenue Photo Credit: Google Maps

A 25-year-old woman who was found shot in the head on the shore of Bridgeport has been identified.

Emily Todd of Bethel was fatally shot on Seaview Avenue/ Newfield Avenue adjacent to the boat launch ramp on Sunday, said Terron Jones, spokesman for the Bridgeport Police Department.

Todd sustained a single gunshot wound to the back of the head/neck area and died on the scene, he said.

Detectives believe that Todd was in the company of a male whom she recently met. 

"We are pursuing substantial leads in the case and continue to examine evidence collected through the day yesterday and today," he said.

Investigators say they are not releasing the name of the person of interest at this time.

Police say they hope to make an arrest later this week.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Bridgeport Police at 203-576-TIPS.

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