In Official Press Releases
On May 24, 2019, at approximately 6:59 PM, the New Canaan Police received a report of a missing person.  The missing person was identified as Jennifer Dulos (“Jennifer”), age 50, a New Canaan resident and mother of five children.

 

Since receiving the initial call that Jennifer was missing on May 24, 2019, the New Canaan Police Department Patrol Division and Investigative Section in partnership with the Connecticut State Police Western District Major Crime Squad, with the assistance of Federal Law Enforcement Agencies, and other Connecticut law enforcement agencies worked around the clock to locate Jennifer by exploring all leads and tips. This law enforcement team launched both a missing person investigation and a criminal investigation, and they have worked together throughout the State of Connecticut.

 

Based on facts and evidence gathered during the criminal investigation, arrest warrants were completed for Fotis Dulos and Michelle C. Troconis. The arrest warrants were reviewed by a State’s Attorney and a Superior Court Judge, who found probable cause and signed both arrest warrants.

 

On June 1, 2019, at approximately 11:00 PM, Fotis Dulos and Michelle C. Troconis were taken into custody in Avon, Connecticut, and transported to New Canaan Police Headquarters for processing.

 

Fotis Dulos

Fotis Dulos

Fotis Dulos was charged with violating:

Connecticut General Statutes, 53a-155-Tampering with or Fabricating Physical Evidence, and 53a-165aa-Hindering Prosecution in the First Degree
Fotis Dulos
4 Jefferson Crossing
Farmington, Connecticut
Age: 51

 

 

 

 

Michelle C. Troconis

Michelle C. Troconis

Michelle C. Troconis was charged with violating:

Connecticut General Statutes, 53a-155-Tampering with or Fabricating Physical Evidence, and 53a-165aa-Hindering Prosecution in the First Degree

 

Michelle C. Troconis
4 Jefferson Crossing
Farmington, Connecticut
Age: 44

 

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Fotis Dulos was transported to Bridgeport Correctional Center where he is being held on $500,000 bond. He is expected to appear in Norwalk Superior Court on June 3, 2019, at 10:00 AM.
Michelle C. Troconis is being held on $500,000 bond at New Canaan Police Headquarters. She is expected to appear in Norwalk Superior Court on June 3, 2019 at 10:00 AM.

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Both the missing person and the criminal investigations are active and dynamic. As the criminal investigation progresses, additional criminal charges are expected. At the time of this release, Jennifer has not been located, and the search is ongoing.  If Jennifer is located, we will provide additional information.

 

As with any investigation information from the public is critical, and we continue to ask for the public’s assistance by using the New Canaan Police Tip Line phone number at 203-594-3544.
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