A person who vanished from Connecticut almost 10 years in the past, and whose high-profile disappearance was featured on tv, has been discovered lifeless in upstate New York, the place he apparently lived beneath a special title.
Robert Hoagland was final seen the morning of July 28, 2013, at a gasoline station in Newtown, Connecticut, in line with native police.
The next day, police had been known as to test on him after he failed to choose up a member of the family from the airport and failed to indicate up for work.
Police discovered Hoagland’s pockets, remedy and cellphone in addition to the household automobiles at his residence, however no hint of Hoagland.
For years the case remained open and potential sightings of Hoagland had been reported and investigated nationwide, Newtown police mentioned.
His disappearance made headlines and was featured on TV within the Investigation Discovery collection “Disappeared.”
Practically 10 years on, the thriller of his disappearance has lastly been cracked: Hoagland apparently moved to upstate New York and lived beneath the brand new title Richard King.
On Monday, the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Division in New York contacted Newtown police saying they responded to “an premature loss of life” of a person at a residence in Rock Hill, New York, and although they could not initially determine him, they discovered papers bearing the title Robert Hoagland.
Investigators regarded into that title and located he was lacking from Newtown.
On Tuesday, Newtown police detectives met with the Sullivan County sheriff’s division and confirmed Hoagland’s id. He was 59 years outdated on the time of his loss of life, police mentioned.
They discovered that Hoagland had been dwelling in Sullivan County since round November 2013 beneath the brand new title.
His stays had been taken to the native coroner for an post-mortem, however police mentioned “there have been no indicators of foul play.”
Police mentioned “there was no prison side” to Hoagland’s disappearance and no additional info could be launched “out of respect to the household.”
NBC Information has reached out to the Sullivan County Sheriff’s Workplace and coroner for remark.