UPDATE: 12:25 PM

From Fairfield police:

“It is with great sadness that we provide this update. At approximately 10:30 this morning, Bryce Costawong, was located and found to be deceased. There is no indication of foul play or threat to public safety. This incident continues to be under investigation. There are no further updates at this time. We ask that everyone respect the family’s privacy during this most difficult time.”


FAIRFIELD — It has been nearly 24 hours since a 19-year-old was last seen in town and police are asking for the public’s help to find him.

Bryce Costawong, described by police as an Asian-American with black hair and brown eyes, was last seen around 11 p.m. Tuesday in the area of High Ridge Road and Newport Place in Fairfield.

The teen, who police said is about 5 feet 7 inches tall and weighs about 120 to 130 pounds, is believed to be wearing a dark blue hooded sweatshirt with dark gray or brown fleece pajama pants and slip-on shoes or slippers.

Police said Costawong frequents parks and walking trails including at Lake Mohegan and the Cascades open space area.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts or who sees him is asked to call Fairfield police at 203-254-4800 or 911 immediately.