Tuesday, April 03, 2012

8 Years Later: Pulling Out All The Stops In The Smolinski Case?

... Many Connecticut residents have at least a passing knowledge of the Smolinski case from the huge billboards on Interstate 84, news articles and repeat broadcasts of documentaries by Investigation Discovery and the CBS program “Without A Trace.”

From the start, the case was [muzzled] by police inaction, failures to acknowledge or pursue tips and the arrest of the victim’s mother by Woodbridge police as she posted missing person fliers in town. Indeed, the Waterbury police sat on information that Smolinski was murdered in a Woodbridge apartment and buried in Shelton. When pressed with a Freedom of Information complaint for the case file, they handed off the case to the FBI. The file revealed they did virtually nothing to solve the case

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