NBC Connecticut The state’s Supreme Court is asking prosecutors and the defense in the Dulos case to provide reasons to keep or drop the appeal on the gag order surrounding the case now that the defendant has died.
In the order filed earlier this month, the court directed the prosecution and the defense to make their arguments in no more than five pages. What to Know
Fotis Dulos was charged with murder and kidnapping in connection with the disappearance of his estranged wife, Jennifer Dulos.
Fotis Dulos died two days after a suicide attempt at his Farmington home, leaving many unanswered questions about the case against him.
A gag order was in place on the case, which Fotis Dulos’ attorney argued made it impossible for his client to defend himself to the public.
Jennifer Dulos has been missing since May 2019. Her estranged husband Fotis Dulos has been charged with her murder. Fotis Dulos died of self-inflicted injuries on January 30. He maintained his innocence throughout the investigation.
Michelle Troconis , Fotis Dulos’ former girlfriend, and Kent Mawhinney , a friend and attorney for Fotis Dulos, are still facing charges in connection with Jennifer’s disappearance. They have each been charged with conspiracy to commit murder. Troconis is also charged with tampering with evidence and hindering prosecution.Both have pleaded not guilty to the charges.A gag order was placed in the case months ago, when Fotis Dulos was facing charges of tampering with evidence and hindering prosecution. His attorney Norm Pattis […]