Coventry Deaths Ruled Murder-Suicide - NBC Connecticut

Coventry Deaths Ruled Murder-Suicide



    Coventry Deaths Ruled Murder-Suicide
    The scene at 6 Staqe Coach Road, Coventry.

    A domestic dispute that turned fatal early Saturday morning in Coventry has been ruled a murder-suicide.

    Coventry police responded to 6 Stage Road after receiving a 911 call reporting a disturbance at the home.

    When they arrived, police established a perimeter around the home and tried to communicate with the residents.                             

    Local police asked for assistance from State Police and a regional tactical team also came to the scene to assist.

    At 1 a.m., that team entered the home and located found two people dead. Sources have identified the deceased as Janice Lesko, 47, and Greg Pawloski, 45.

    Lesko died from a gunshot wound to the chest, according to the medical examiner's officer. Her death was ruled a homicide.

    Pawloski committed suicide and died of a gunshot wound to the head, according to the medical examiner's office.

    State Police, along with the States Attorneys Office, Coventry Police and the Eastern District Major Crime team are investigating.