Fotis Dulos is arraigned on charges of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence and first-degree hindering prosecution at Norwalk Superior Court in Norwalk, Conn. Monday, June 3, 2019. Fotis Dulos, and his girlfriend, Michelle C. Troconis, were arrested at an Avon hotel late Saturday night and held on a $500,000 bond for charges of tampering with or fabricating physical evidence and first-degree hindering prosecution. Fotis Dulos is the estranged husband of Jennifer Dulos, the 50-year-old mother of five who has been missing since May 24. (Tyler Sizemore/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP, Pool)

Police: Blood found in missing Connecticut mom's home

June 03, 2019 - 10:01 am

NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut police say the blood of a missing mother of five has been found on items that were discarded in several locations, and blood spatter was found in her home.

The new information is in arrest warrants released Monday for Jennifer Dulos' estranged husband and his girlfriend after they made their first court appearances on charges of evidence tampering and hindering prosecution.

Fotis Dulos and Michelle Troconis were arrested Saturday night amid the investigation into the disappearance of 50-year-old Jennifer Dulos, of New Canaan. She has been missing since May 24.

Police say they have video of Fotis Dulos dumping garbage bags in trash bins in Hartford, where items with Jennifer Dulos' blood were found.

A judge on Monday ordered both Fotis Dulos and Troconis held on $500,000 bail. They did not enter pleas.