Jennifer Dulos Case: Blood Spatter Hints at 'Serious, Violent Assault' in Garage, Says Investigator




But while out on bond after pleading not guilty, Fotis, 51, was found unresponsive on Jan. 28 after attempting suicide by sitting in his car in his garage with the engine running and a hose connected from the closed vehicle to the tailpipe, police said. He died two days later.

At the time Jennifer disappeared, she and Fotis were involved in a contentious divorce and custody battle. Police alleged that Fotis was “lying in wait” and attacked his estranged wife in her garage on the day she died, court documents show.

Following Fotis' death, prosecutors formally abandoned the murder case against him.

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Troconis and Mawhinney both have pleaded not guilty and await trial.

Authorities continue to search for clues to Jennifer's fate.

"You know, I have theories. I have ideas," the state's attorney told Dateline. "There's a lotta property up that that Mr. Dulos owns, you know, in Farmington, Avon area."

Said Sgt. Ventresca: "We're still actively investigating. We still have a lot of stuff we are doing, and I'm confident we are going to find her."

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