Thea Digiammerino

Injured Woman Found Inside Store Compactor: New London Police

A woman was rescued from a commercial compactor at a New London supermarket Wednesday and she remains in the hospital, where she is in critical condition.

Police said crews were called to the NSA Supermarket on Frontage Road around 3:19 p.m. and found Angela Dotolo, who was severely injured, inside the compactor. She had been inside the compactor while it was operating “for a period of time,” police said.

She was taken to L&M Hospital for treatment.

Police said Dotolo, whose last known address, is not an employee.

The New London County States Attorney’s Office and OSHA have been notified and detectives are investigating.

Anyone with information should contact the New London Police Department at 860-447-5269 ext. 0. Tips can be sent anonymously to the New London Tips 411 system by texting NLPDTip plus the information to Tip411 (847411).

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