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Woman fatally stabbed, husband found dead in Willimantic

WILLIMANTIC, Conn. (AP) - State police have identified a couple in their 60s who died in a murder-suicide at their Willimantic home. Troopers said Wednesday that 68-year-old Luz Figueroa was fatally stabbed and 67-year-old Edgardo Figueroa was found dead in the basement Tuesday afternoon. Officials did not say how Edgardo Figueroa died. Officers responded to the Gem Drive house for a reported stabbing. State police have not released details about a motive. Troopers noted in a statement that October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and referred people to the website of the Connecticut Coalition Against Domestic Violence.


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