Tuesday, December 10 2013 10:05 PM EST2013-12-11 03:05:57 GMT
Officials are incredibly tight lipped about a fire that claimed the lives of two children in Ray County.The fire was reported about 11:30 a.m. Tuesday at a home in the 9600 block of Shach Creek Road, whichMore >>
A distraught father described to KCTV5 Tuesday night his futile efforts to pull his two young sons from their burning bedroom.More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 3:59 PM EST2013-12-10 20:59:50 GMT
On Monday December 9, 2013 at 12:20 pm the North Canton Police Department responded to 1161 North Main Street Lot 16, to investigate a report of the possibility of infant skeletal remains found in aMore >>
An investigation is underway after the skeletal remains of two infants were found in a North Canton mobile home.
Cops were called to the mobile home on North Main Street just before 12:30 p.m. on Monday.
Southington police are investigating after two bodies were found inside a Cedar Street residence Wednesday afternoon.
Neighbors told Eyewitness News that the bodies of a man and a woman could have been inside the home for days or even weeks.
Property records show the home is owned by a William Gillan Jr.
Police said they were called to the home to perform a wellness check because someone was trying to make a delivery and couldn't make contact with anyone inside.
The person making the delivery also noticed there were a lot of newspapers starting to pile up outside the home.
"Last time, I went past there. I saw a few papers maybe five or six papers on the front steps and thought nothing of it," said neighbor Al Fahnestock. "And then when the ambulance went by yesterday, I walked down and what can I say, 'you just feel bad.'"
When officers arrived, they found the front door locked and called the Southington Fire Department to help them get the door open. Inside, police said they found two people dead.
Detectives with the Southington Police Department, along with investigators with the Connecticut State Police Major Crimes Squad, spent Wednesday night gathering evidence inside the home after the discovery of the bodies.
The identities of the people inside and details on how they died have not been released.
However, neighbors told Eyewitness News they believe the people found dead are the home owner and his mother.
"I always asked him how he was doing and how his mother was doing," Fahnestock said.
Fahnestock said Gillan had been laid off from The Hartford this past summer and now spent his days taking care of his mother, who suffered from dementia. He said his friend had mobility issues himself and walked with a cane.
"As far as I know, he was the sole caregiver to his mom," Fahnestock said. "And yet, if he fell in the house, he was so heavy that if he couldn't get himself up, she couldn't help him."
Fahnestock told Eyewitness News that the last time he say Gillan was about four weeks ago.
"When we used to talk it used to be a good friendly talk and I'll miss that," he said.
Police said they tested the inside of the home and found no elevated levels of carbon monoxide or other dangerous gas.
The office of the chief medical examiner is expected to perform an autopsy on the bodies Friday morning, which will determine their cause of death.
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Wednesday, December 11 2013 3:05 AM EST2013-12-11 08:05:06 GMT
Students at CT Walker Magnet School left their backpacks at home on Tuesday, all for a good cause.6th through 8th graders participated in what organizers called "No Backpack Day," gaining perspective onMore >>
Students at CT Walker Magnet School did not wear a backpack, on Tuesday, to bring awareness to less fortunate students around the world.More >>
Tuesday, December 10 2013 9:51 PM EST2013-12-11 02:51:43 GMT
The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man accused of murdering his niece. Jerome Edward Hughs, 36, is being held without bond at Richmond County Jail. A grand jury arrest warrant was issuedMore >>
The Richmond County Sheriff's Office has arrested a man accused of murdering his niece.More >>