STAMFORD — The attorney representing Michelle Troconis wants her electronic monitoring unit removed because he claims it’s interfering with her defense by telegraphing her every move to probation officers and prosecutors.
“The defendant’s exact location information is accessible 24/7 to agents of the state and her whereabouts are known at all times through monitoring and mandatory self-reporting to the probation officer,” defense attorney Jon Schoenhorn wrote in a motion filed Wednesday in state Superior Court in Stamford.
Troconis, 45, has been required to wear an electronic monitoring unit since she was first released on bond last June after being charged with tampering with evidence and hindering prosecution in the May 24 disappearance of Jennifer Dulos.
Troconis has since also been charged with conspiracy to commit murder.
Her former boyfriend, Fotis Dulos, 52, died in January from an apparent suicide while facing murder, kidnapping and other charges in connection with the death and disappearance of his estranged wife.
In a note left in his car, Fotis Dulos proclaimed he was innocent of the charges and that Troconis and his former attorney, Kent Mawhinney, who is also charged with conspiracy to commit murder, were not involved in the crime.Troconis has been required to alert authorities for any trips outside her home for medical appointments, church and shopping since the conspiracy to commit murder charge was filed in January — a requirement Schoenhorn also wants to stop.“The fact the Ms. Troconis cannot schedule a meeting with her attorney, go to locations relevant to the investigation […]