The identity of the 20-year-old Chester man who was found dead in a Fairfield hotel room over the Labor Day weekend has been released.
Matthew Wuss was found dead in a hotel room on Sunday by hotel staff after he failed to check out, according to the Essex County Prosecutor's Office. He was unresponsive when he was discovered.
Wuss was pronounced dead at the scene and the cause of death is still under investigation, according to the prosecutor's office. Toxicology results are still pending, but authorities believe the death was the result of a drug-induced overdose.
The investigation into Wuss' death is ongoing.
Anyone with information about Wuss' death is urged to contact Det. David Fontura at 973-621-4233.