Mug shots Fotis Dulos and Michelle Troconis

Ex-Husband Charged with Murdering, Kidnapping Jennifer Dulos in New Canaan

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Fotis Dulos killed his estranged, fearful wife on the morning of May 24, 2019, in the New Canaan home where she and their five kids had been living for more than one year, according to a state police detective’s sworn affidavit made public Tuesday. — This article previously was published by The accounts provided here from police agencies include accusations not proven in court. Once at the house, Fotis Dulos lay in wait for her, officials have said. The last known image of Jennifer Dulos alive is captured 8:05 a.m. by a neighbor’s video surveillance system — she’s driving her SUV home after dropping the kids off at school.

Fotis Dulos court looking left

Prosecutor: Estranged Husband’s DNA on Missing New Canaan Woman’s Kitchen Faucet

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Investigators found the DNA of a missing New Canaan woman’s estranged husband inside her home, the scene of an apparent violent assault, the state’s attorney said Tuesday. — This article with contributions by Olivia Flaherty-Lovy, and the sidebar below it were previously published by A laboratory concluded that Fotis Dulos’s blood is contained in a “mixture” that police found on the faucet of Jennifer Dulos’s kitchen sink, State’s Attorney Richard Colangelo told a judge during an appearance in state Superior Court in Stamford. Though it’s true Fotis Dulos had been at his wife’s New Canaan house on Wednesday, May 22 — two days before Jennifer Dulos went missing and police found evidence of a serious assault there, as well as an attempt to clean up the scene — he had been relegated to the backyard during that visit with his children, Colangelo told Judge John Blawie. Colangelo disclosed the new information about the ongoing criminal investigation that already has seen Fotis Dulos, 51, and his girlfriend, Michelle Troconis, 44, charged with tampering with evidence and hindering prosecution in connection with Jennifer Dulos’s disappearance.

Jennifer Dulos missing since 7:30 p.m. Friday May 24, 2019

Area Groups Involved in Domestic Violence React to Dulos Missing Persons Case

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With the attention of many people in lower Fairfield County and elsewhere riveted by the Jennifer Dulos missing person case in New Canaan, two groups active in dealing with domestic violence have put out statements describing the wider situation, and a meeting has been organized for Tuesday evening in Greenwich. —See also:New Canaan Police Say Tips Have Helped Investigation Into Missing Woman Case (June 7), with links to other recent coverage of the case. YWCA Greenwich Statement
This statement from YWCA Greenwich regarding Jennifer Dulos previously was published by Greenwich Free Press:

Along with the Greenwich community, YWCA Greenwich is deeply
concerned and saddened by the ongoing developments regarding the disappearance of Jennifer Dulos of New Canaan. Domestic violence is suspected, and YWCA Greenwich is the only state designated provider of domestic abuse services in the community. From court documents, we know Ms. Dulos was afraid of her estranged husband and was fearful he would retaliate against her for seeking a divorce.

Fotis Dulos in court 6/3/19

New Canaan Police Say Tips Have Helped Investigation Into Missing Woman Case

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Information supplied to police regarding a New Canaan woman who’s been missing for two weeks has helped investigators progress in the case, officials said Thursday. — This article originally was published by New Canaan Police have received more than 255 tips regarding the disappearance of Jennifer Dulos, according to Lt. Jason Ferraro, the department’s public information officer. “The request made earlier this week to residents of New Canaan to provide video surveillance from homes or businesses has resulted in nearly 70 responses,” he said in a press release. “Investigators continue to work diligently to vet the tips and video surveillance for viable leads or evidence to assist in locating Jennifer Dulos. Because this is an ongoing investigation, specific information gained from these tips and video surveillance will not be shared.”

Recent Coverage of the Case

0684-Radi0: Talking To Your Kids About the Jennifer Dulos Case (Wednesday, June 5)
New Petition to Install Surveillance Cameras in Waveny Follows Disappearance of Jennifer Dulos (Wednesday, June 5)
Legal Expert: Authorities Could Bring Murder Charge in Case of Missing Woman Even If She’s Not Found (Tuesday, June 4)
Candlelight: New Canaanites Show Solidarity, Support for Jennifer Dulos [PHOTOS] (Monday, June 3)
Arrest Warrants: Estranged Husband, Girlfriend Dumped Bags with Items ‘Found To Contain Jennifer Dulos’s Blood’ (Monday, June 3)
Estranged Husband, Girlfriend Charged in Case of Missing Woman (Sunday, June 2)
Missing Woman’s Mother: Estranged Husband Owes Family $2.5 Million in Loans (May 30)
Police: Criminal Investigation Launched in Missing Woman Case (May 29)
Accusations of Threats, Lying, Manipulation in Missing New Canaan Woman’s Divorce Case (May 29)

The mom of five has been missing since May 24.

Fotis Dulos New Canaan P.D.

Ex-Husband and His Girlfriend Arrested in Connection with Disappearance of New Canaan Woman

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Police on Saturday night charged the estranged husband of a missing New Canaan woman, and his girlfriend, in connection with her disappearance. — This article originally was published by

New Canaan Police at 11 p.m. Saturday charged Fotis Dulos, 51, and Michelle C. Troconis, both of Farmington, with tampering with or fabricating physical evidence, and first-degree hindering prosecution—eight days after his ex-wife, Jennifeer Dulos, went missing. Jennifer Dulos, 50, has been missing since May 24. New Canaan Police Chief Leon Krolikowski said in a press release issued Sunday morning that missing person and criminal investigations in the case both are “active and dynamic.”

“As the criminal investigation progresses, additional criminal charges are expected,” he said. “At the time of this release, Jennifer has not been located, and the search is ongoing. If Jennifer is located, we will provide additional information.”

Fotis Dulos and Troconis were taken into custody in Avon and transported to New Canaan Police headquarters for processing on the felony-level charges, on warrants reviewed by the state’s attorney and signed by a Superior Court judge.

Criminal Investigation Started in Missing Woman Case, Her SUV Found

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Police said Wednesday that authorities have launched a criminal investigation in the case of a missing local woman to determine whether she was harmed. — This article originally was published by She first was reported missing by friends who “indicated that they had not heard from her for approximately ten hours, and she had missed several appointments during the day,” Ferraro said in a press release. “The last time one of the friends had contact with Jennifer was earlier in the day after Jennifer had dropped her children off at school,” Ferraro said. “Jennifer was believed to be driving her 2017 black Chevy Suburban at the time she dropped off the children at school. At no time were the five Dulos children missing.  Additionally, the children are safe and with family.”

The new details come as the police case, which is now both a missing person as well as a criminal investigation, dominates local and regional news headlines and tugs at the hearts of many in New Canaan.

Jennifer Dulos missing since 7:30 p.m. Friday May 24, 2019

New Canaan Woman, 50, Mother of Five, Has Been Missing Since Friday: Have You Seen Her?

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New Canaan and state police have launched a search for a woman reported missing, officials said. Jennifer Dulos, 50, was driving a black Chevrolet Suburban in New Canaan when she last was seen on Friday, according to New Canaan police. They were still looking for her after Memorial Day weekend. A Silver Alert has been issued. — This article is an adaptation of three articles by Michael Dinan.