05-12-2016, 02:48 PM #1
CT - Connie Dabate, 39, murdered in her Ellington home, 23 Dec 2015
Connie Dabate, 39, was found dead and her husband, Richard, was found wounded when authorities responded to a burglary alarm at their Ellington home shortly after 10 a.m. on Dec. 23. State troopers also said there was smoke in the home. The couple’s two sons, ages 9 and 6, were in school at the time, officials said.
The medical examiner’s office later determined that Connie Dabate died from multiple gunshot wounds to her head and abdomen. Richard Dabate was treated for undisclosed injuries at a hospital and discharged.
Less than three months before she was found shot to death at her Birchview Drive home, Connie Dabate was the victim of another crime.
In early October, someone stuffed rags into her car's tailpipe, according to police reports obtained by The Courant.
A week later, the windshield of her husband Richard Dabate's car was cracked — from the inside.
No one was arrested in the incidents, nor has anyone been arrested in Dabate's killing two days before Christmas.
08-29-2016, 01:42 PM #2
So sad there's not more talk about this case. No one has been arrested....
10-04-2016, 11:54 AM #3Registered User
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Agreed, I have been waiting for any kind of news at all. This is local to me and a few of my partime job coworkers were friends with her. But no additional info coming from them either.
On an interesting note, she was involved in 2 lawsuits against a home improvement man. She won both but they were only worth about $10,000 total. There are also town rumors of another woman and a possible child her husband had with another woman. Who knows?
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11-28-2016, 04:33 PM #4
Ccmac.. i added you. The latter is totally true btw. I used to be a local..most of my friends and family still live there.
12-22-2016, 11:27 AM #5Registered User
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Candlelight vigil to honor Ellington mother whose murder remains a mystery one year later
Friday marks one year since an Ellington mother was murdered in her own home and there are still no named suspects.
Thursday evening, a vigil will honor her memory. It will be held at 6:30 p.m. at Arbor Park.
With no arrest, State Police continue to offer their standard statement that it is an “active investigation.” Six months after her death, Ellington First Selectman Lori Spielman told FOX 61 that State Police continue to work the case.
“It’s not forgotten,” said Spielman at the time. “It’s not dropped. They are still working on it.”
12-22-2016, 03:20 PM #6Registered User
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It's been a year and still nothing. This story is also local to me. Such vague responses from investigators on this.
12-23-2016, 01:17 PM #7
Right?! A few of my friends and i talk about this often.. and cant even believe it.
12-23-2016, 07:56 PM #8
This case was on Crime Watch Daily. Wow
It repeats at 2am...12/24th
Last edited by trigger; 12-23-2016 at 08:00 PM.The World Has Gone Mad.
12-23-2016, 08:04 PM #9
12-23-2016, 11:43 PM #10
From the first post:
"A week later, the windshield of her husband Richard Dabate's car was cracked — from the inside."
How can this be? Does this mean the occupants of the car cracked the windshield, meaning the husband himself? I'm confused.
Right after the crime, detectives claimed there was no threat to the public, but haven't said who is responsible.
I have a feeling who likely committed this murder ...
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