In Case You Missed It Weekend Digest: August 24

To help keep you informed on the most shared and talked about stories, each Saturday and Sunday we'll revisit five stories from the previous week, including the most recent updates.

Grandmother Killed

Police in Enfield are investigating after a 79-year-old woman was found dead inside her home on Tuesday night. Officers went to the home to do a well-being check prompted by a letter that was brought to their attention. The victim, Frances Battagler, was found with blunt trauma, police said. Her grandson, who police considered a person of interest in the case, was involved in a car crash while driving Battagler's car in Wethersfield on Wednesday. He was taken to the hospital for his injuries and police planned to interview him. See more on the incident here.

Hero On the Mend

New Haven Police Captain Anthony Duff was released from the hospital Thursday, just 10 days after being shot three time. Duff was off-duty when he came upon a shooting scene and tried to intervene. The suspect shot Duff and fled the scene. For more on Capt. Duff's release, click here.

Senior Sex Romp

Six senior citizens, including an 85-year-old woman, are facing charges after police say they were involved in lewd and sexual activity at a public conservation area in Fairfield. Police set up surveillance of the area because they say it was being publicized online as a place to meet up and have sex. See more on the senior sex bust here.

Skeeter Trouble

More mosquitoes have tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis and West Nile virus in Connecticut. The discovery of more EEE in mosquitoes trapped in the Pachaug State Forest has prompted the state to continue its plan to keep two campgrounds there closed. For more on the mosquito results, click here.

Mosquitoes trapped in Madison and Voluntown have tested positive for Eastern Equine Encephalitis and mosquitoes in several more towns have tested positive for West Nile virus, according to the state.

On Her Own

After a very successful Clear the Shelter event, all of the cats at the Connecticut Humane Society in Newington were adopted, except for one. Blue is a 1-year-old Tabby cat who has been at the shelter about a month. She is undergoing some medical treatments and will be up for adoption again soon. See more about Blue here.

A cat named ‘Blue’ is the only cat remaining at up for adoption at the Connecticut Humane Society in Newington after Saturday’s Clear the Shelters event.
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