The office of Connecticut's Chief Medical Examiner has ruled the death of Kyle Seidel, 34, of Waterford a homicide caused by a gunshot wound to the neck, according to a press release from the Waterford Police Department.
Seidel was found Friday at just past 8 p.m. lying in the parking lot of Waterford’s Family Bowl. He was taken to Lawrence and Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. People at Family Bowl said they never saw Seidel enter the bowling alley, and he was reportedly on his way to pick up Chinese food for his family.
Seidel was married with three young children. The investigation into his death is active and is being conducted by the Waterford Police Department's Investigative Services Division, the New London County States Attorney’s Office and the Connecticut State Police's Eastern District Major Crime Squad, according to the release.
Anyone who may have observed any activity in the area of Family Bowl between 7:50 p.m. and 8:20 p.m. Friday, or may have witnessed either Seidel or his black Ford Focus traveling on Boston Post Road, is urged to call the Waterford Police Department at (860) 442-9451.
All calls will be kept confidential.