Jennifer Dulos Is Reported Missing
Jennifer Dulos has been missing for more than a year and a half. She has not been seen since May 24, 2019. Police said they found evidence of attempts to clean up a crime scene at her New Canaan home. In the early days of the search, police circulated this flyer in the hopes that it would generate leads in the search to find out what happened to her.
Estranged Husband, His Girlfriend and Attorney Arrested on Murder-Related Charges
They were charged with tampering with or fabricating physical evidence and hindering prosecution in the first degree and have pleaded not guilty.
Fotis Dulos was later charged with murder, felony murder and kidnapping in the first-degree. He was released on bond and placed under house arrest.
Hia attorney, Norm Pattis, said the case was "entirely circumstantial" and Fotis Dulos wanted to clear his name. Pattis filed a motion to have charges dismissed and said he planned to waive a probable cause hearing and ask to go to trial as soon as possible.
Fotis Dulos later died, days after attempting suicide at his Farmington home. In March 2020, a judge allowed the state to nolle charges against Fotis Dulos.
Read Arrest Warrant Charging Fotis Dulos With Murder
Troconis was arrested the same day and charged with conspiracy to commit murder. She was released on bond.
Read Warrant Charging Michelle Troconis With Conspiracy to Commit Murder
Read Warrant Charging Kent Mawhinney With Conspiracy to Commit Murder
Kent Mawhinney, a friend of Fotis and a civil attorney, was also arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit murder. He has been released from custody.
Defense Attorney Presents 'Gone Girl' Theory
Around a month after Jennifer Dulos disappeared, Pattis, brought about a "Gone Girl" theory, based on a novel about a woman, after reviewing a novel Jennifer wrote.
Blood-Stained Shirt Found: Report
The Hartford Courant reported that police found the shirt they believe Jennifer Dulos was wearing on the day she disappeared and it was stained with her blood. The report said it was found in trash cans in Hartford.
Pattis responded, saying, " I am unaware of any evidence about what she was wearing when she disappeared. This sounds like dangerous speculation."
Prior Arrest Warrant Documents Bloodstains, Missing Seats and More
In September 2019, police released the arrest warrant for Fotis Dulos. In it, police documented bloodstains, missing seats, a mystery trip to an auto detailer and license plates dumped down a storm drain.
One of the arrest warrants issued for Fotis Dulos said the office of the chief medical examiner, based on lab results and information presented about the case, indicated that due to the degree of blood loss and other factors, "he was prepared to state that Jennifer Dulos had sustained injury (or multiple injuries) which he would consider 'non-survivable' without medical intervention."
Jennifer Dulos' Medical Records
Norm Pattis said his client obtained compelling evidence that Jennifer Dulos might still be alive: a medical bill dated after she disappeared. A motion filed in Stamford Superior Court said Fotis obtained one of Jennifer Dulos’ medical bills for “reproductive” services.
Family spokesperson Carrie Luft said the bill was an automatic charge that had nothing to do with any in-person appearance.
Fotis Dulos Asks for Divorce Case to Be Dismissed
Fotis Dulos Declared Dead After Suicide Attempt
His attorney, Norm Pattis, said that Dulos was declared dead on Jan. 30, 2020. Dulos' family wants to clear his name, so Pattis filed for an estate to represent Dulos as a defendant and move the case forward.
The Chief State's Attorney Richard Colangelo asked the judge to drop the case since he is no longer alive to stand trial.
Nearly a year after the disappearance of Jennifer Dulos', Michelle Troconis, the woman charged with conspiracy to commit murder in connection to the case issued a statement, breaking her silence, and said it was a mistake to trust Fotis Dulos.
One Year After Jennifer Disappeared
Days before the anniversary of the disappearance of Jennifer Dulos, her family released a statement, saying in part: But the earth keeps spinning, and somehow an entire year has elapsed. We can see it, and measure it, in the growth of her children, who are taller, stronger, wiser, and more like their mom every day. And we continue to see and sense her in their expressions, their gestures, their laughter, their hugs.
On May 27, 2020, nearly a year after Jennifer disappeared, police released the report on the investigation into the death of her estranged husband.
Court Rules Fotis Dulos’ Estate, Company Owe Jennifer's Family Nearly $2 Million
On June 1, 2020, a judge issued a ruling in the civil case the family of missing mother Jennifer Dulos brought against her estranged husband and decided that the estate of the late Fotis Dulos and his company are liable for nearly $2 million.
Police Return to Avon Property to Search for Jennifer
Police Investigate at Property in Farmington
On Monday, Jan. 19, police were at a home on Mountain Spring Road in Farmington once owned by Fotis Dulos' Fore Group for investigative purposes, following up on old leads, and several detectives were seen in a wooded area behind the home.
Search Continues for Jennifer Dulos
Police have a dedicated website on the search for Jennifer Dulos. They have set up a tipline at 203-594-3544 as well as a dedicated email address, firstname.lastname@example.org.