UPDATE: Missing Connecticut Man’s Car Located, Deceased Body Found Inside

Update 7/9/16 (12:21 p.m.):

One week after disappearing en route to a Phish show at SPAC, Jason Czech’s family has revealed that police have located his car in Meriden, Connecticut according to a report by WTEN in Albany.

A deceased body was found inside the car but the identity of the deceased has not been officially determined.  A post in the Facebook group Remembering Jason Czech from someone appearing to be a family member, has confirmed that the body found in the car Friday night is Czech.

NYS Music will update this story when more information is available.


Jason Czech of Branford, Connecticut has gone missing while headed to Phish at SPAC this past Saturday, July 2. His family have not had contact with him since his departure on July 1.

Czech was supposed to meet a friend at SPAC for the show. However, soon before it was set to begin, Czech texted that he was not going to make it. He was last seen on camera at a bar in Hartford, Connecticut. Family reported him missing on Monday, July 4.

No one meeting Czech’s description has yet been found in any local hospitals. There has also been no trace of his car.

A Facebook group titled Find Jason Czech has since been created, seeking more information and with the intent of developing a timeline surrounding Czech’s disappearance. It can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/findjasonczech/. While his whereabouts are still unknown, there is some speculation that he may be have been planning to attend future Phish dates in Hartford or Mansfield.

Czech is described as 6-foot-2 and weighs 240 pounds. He has green eyes and red hair, and drives a Honda Accord with Connecticut license plate 865-SJE.

Brandford, Connecticut’s police crime tip line can be called anonymously with any information at 203-315-3909.