Arguments to Begin Tuesday on Whether to Drop Case Against Fotis Dulos

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The Case of the Disappearance of New Canaan Mom Jennifer Dulos

Next week a judge will hear arguments from the state as to why the murder case against Fotis Dulos should be dropped after his death.

On Tuesday Chief State’s Attorney Richard Colangelo will ask the judge to dismiss Dulos’ case in the death of his estranged wife Jennifer Dulos. Fotis Dulos died after a suicide attempt last month.

“I don’t know why we entertain any of the motions that were filed because the case is over,” Colangelo said. 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.

His attorney is pushing to have his client tried posthumously

Colangelo said there is never a happy ending in cases like this and it’s important to remember the five Dulos children who have been affected by this case.

“I know attorney Pattis filed motions I don’t know if the judge will even entertain them once they enter a nolle because there’s really no case,” Colangelo said.He also noted that he is waiting to learn if he will stay on the case after being named chief state’s attorney.”I’d like to stay involved in some way just because I’ve been involved with the investigation since day one,” he said.Fotis Dulos’ attorney Norm Pattis has vowed to prove his client innocent. He said his team has made an appeal to the temporary administrator of his […]

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