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Fotis Dulos, estranged husband of Connecticut woman, attempts suicide, reports say

Fotis Dulos, estranged husband of Connecticut woman, attempts suicide, reports say
Posted at 2:00 PM, Jan 28, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-28 14:00:38-05

FARMINGTON, Conn. — Fotis Dulos, the estranged husband of missing Connecticut mom Jennifer Dulos, attempted suicide Tuesday, according to reports.

According to Dulos' attorney, Norm Pattis, Dulos is still alive.

"I am told Mr. Dulos is en route to the hospital with a pulse. Our thoughts and prayers are with him," Pattis said.

The New York Times and Hartford Courant initially reported Dulos was found dead at his Farmington home in an apparent suicide. The Hartford Courant's report was later updated to say that he may still be alive.

Fotis Dulos is accused of killing his estranged wife. Her body has not been found.

On Jan. 7, Dulos was taken into custody on a murder charge in connection to his estranged wife's disappearance, his attorney confirmed. Police allege Dulos — along with his girlfriend Michelle Troconis — discarded items containing Jennifer's blood and performed other cover-up actions.

Traconis and Kent Mahwinney, Dulos' former civil attorney, have been arrested and charged with conspiracy to commit murder.

The New Canaan, Connecticut mother of five has been missing since May 24, when she was last seen dropping her kids off at school. She and Fotis Dulos were in the middle of divorce and child custody proceedings.

Fotis Dulos and Troconis were also charged with evidence tampering and hindering prosecution in relation to Jennifer Dulos' disappearance.

Both pleaded not guilty in June to initial charges but were arrested and hit with new evidence tampering charges in September.

Dulos continuously denied any connection to his estranged wife's disappearance.

This story was originally published by WPIX in New York.