Police ID ‘Armed and Dangerous’ Suspect After 1 Killed, 1 Injured in Willington Attack

Thanks for visiting Popular Crime. The story below is a summary we’re sharing from another news source, who did original reporting on the case. 

Connecticut State Police have identified a suspect after an assault in Willington left one man dead and another man with serious injuries on Friday.

State police said they are looking for Peter Manfredonia after he was seen leaving the scene of the homicide and serious assault on Mirtl Road.

Troopers said they responded to Mirtl Road in Willington just after 9 a.m. , Friday, found the two men and started CPR because of the severity of their injuries. Both men were transported and LifeStar responded for at least one of them, police said.

An “edged weapon” was used, according to police, and they are working to identify what the weapon was. It appears Manfredonia and the victims did not know each other and investigators called the attacks an isolated incident.

Police identified the deceased victim as Theodore Demers, 62, of Willington. They did not release the identity of the second victim. Contributed Photo Theodore Demers, known as Ted to friends and neighbors, Manfredonia was on a red sport-type motorcycle, was wearing a multicolored helmet, believed to be red and white, and dark clothing, according to state police. He is considered armed and dangerous.

Manfredonia was last seen leaving the scene heading toward Route 20.

If you see the driver, call 911 or Troop C at 860-896-3200 and do not approach and do not approach.

Thanks for reading. For more details, click on the “Start Here” menu item above. Click here to view original story: Police ID ‘Armed and Dangerous’ Suspect After 1 Killed, 1 Injured in Willington Attack

Thanks to Hunt A Killer for this great deal

We’ve partnered with a terrific new immersive game experience for True Crime fans like us.

And for a limited time, they have let us know that readers or PopularCrime can take 20% off their first box by using the code POPULARCRIME at checkout. We hope you enjoy the game as much as we do and join us as we unravel the clues in the latest box every month.

Choose Your Plan  

Popular Crime pulls in news of current and historical true crime cases from all over the world. The above excerpted is reprinted here under the provisions of Fair Use. Any and all reporting was done by the original publisher. We encourage you to visit the original publisher.

For more information about our site, click here.


Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on reddit
Share on email
Your Archivist

Your Archivist

Newspapers call their archives the morgue. I love that. This is probably because so many stories were about murder and crime. I'm archiving the present state of crime, punishment and journalism. I love true crime stories. Join me as I curate and collect the best current cases. Additionally, we'll review past crimes that intrigued and fascinated the public. It's murder and mayhem for the masses.