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2 Arrested After Death of 75-Year-Old Man in Rocky Hill

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State police are investigating the death of a 75-year-old man in Rocky Hill on Monday night and said two people have been arrested and charged with murder and robbery.

Police said officers were called to Pondside Lane in Rocky Hill just before 7:30 p.m. Monday to check on a resident’s welfare and they found 75-year-old Robert Iacobucci dead. State police said his death appeared to be a homicide.

The New Britain State Attorney's Office asked the Connecticut State Police Central District Major Crime Squad to initiate a homicide investigation with Rocky Hill Police Department.

Iacobucci's vehicle was missing from the home and was later found in New Britain, police said.

State police said police officers from New Britain detained 42-year-old Franklyn Cruz and 35-year-old Madeline Dickey, both of New Britain, in connection with Iacobucci's stolen vehicle.

Both Cruz and Dickey were arrested and charged with murder and robbery, according to police.

The incident remains under investigation and police said additional arrests are expected.

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