Mystery and Tragedy: The Unraveling of the Jennifer Dulos Case

Jennifer Dulos Disappearance

Jennifer Dulos, a 50-year-old mother of five from New Canaan, Connecticut, was last seen on May 24, 2019, after dropping her children at school.

Contentious Divorce and Custody Battle

Jennifer was in the middle of a difficult divorce and custody battle with her husband, Fotis Dulos, expressing fear of him in her divorce filings.

Fotis Dulos and Girlfriend Arrested

Fotis Dulos and his girlfriend, Michelle Troconis, were arrested for tampering with evidence and hindering prosecution after Jennifer's disappearance.

Evidence of Violence

Investigators found clothing and zip ties with Jennifer's DNA in garbage bags, and a blood-like substance in a truck linked to Fotis.

Murder Charge and Suicide

In January 2020, Fotis Dulos was charged with murder, but he committed suicide before the trial, leaving a note proclaiming his innocence.

Michelle Troconis on Trial

Michelle Troconis faced charges related to the case, including conspiracy to commit murder.

Jennifer Officially Declared Dead

Although her body was never found, Jennifer Dulos was officially declared dead in 2020.

Fotis' Financial Troubles

Fotis Dulos was reportedly in significant debt, with a potential financial motive suggested in the case.

Jennifers' Law Enacted

In response to the case, Connecticut enacted "Jennifers' Law" in 2021, aimed at strengthening protections against domestic violence.

Public and Media Attention

The case received extensive media coverage, including documentaries and a Lifetime television film.