Southington man found dead in New Britain shot himself

Published on Wednesday, 6 December 2017 15:03
Written by LISA BACKUS


SOUTHINGTON – The Southington man who went missing for days before his body was found behind a New Britain medical building took his own life, state officials said.

Charles “Chuck” Davenport, 56, of Southington, was a carpentry teacher at Wilcox Technical High School in Meriden. He was reported missing from Southington on Nov. 27. A New Britain police officer discovered his body behind 1 Lake St. Tuesday morning.

An autopsy done today concluded that he had taken his own life by gunshot, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner said.

Posted in The Bristol Press, , Southington Herald on Wednesday, 6 December 2017 15:03. Updated: Wednesday, 6 December 2017 15:06.