Upon additional investigation, authorities mentioned they discovered traces of Jennifer’s blood within the passenger seat of a truck belonging to Fotis’ co-worker that he and Michelle took to get washed and detailed.
Fotis was charged with homicide and kidnapping in connection to Jennifer’s disappearance. He pleaded not responsible, however died of carbon monoxide poisoning in an obvious suicide try in January 2020.
Michelle’s trial started on Jan. 12. In a press release learn outdoors the courtroom, her father maintained her innocence.
“On behalf of my daughter who we all know that she is harmless,” he told reporters, per NBC Connecticut, “we’re trusting the truthful trial and we hope the outcome shall be favorable for everyone.”
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