AVON, CT (WFSB) -- Amid the investigation into the case of a missing New Canaan mother, more details about the family are surfacing.

Nearly nine years ago, an incident in Avon claimed the life of Fotis Dulos’ mother Kleopatra.

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According to an incident report from Avon police, Kleopatra Dulos was run over by a car in her own driveway in 2010.

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The report said Kleopatra Dulos asked the nanny at the time, who didn’t have a license, to move the family’s vehicle to make it easier for the children to climb in.

Read the full accident report here

As she moved the vehicle, it hit Kleopatra, 77, who later died.

The nanny told police “I assumed [Kleopatra] had moved far away from the vehicle, but apparently she had fallen down next to the vehicle and out of my sight. I pulled forward and heard [one of the children] scream from the back seat.”

At the time, Avon police determined it was not a criminal event.

As of Wednesday, the search for Jennifer Dulos is in its 12th day. She was reported missing on May 24.

Her estranged husband, Fotis Dulos, and his girlfriend Michelle Troconis are facing charges.

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(2) comments


I had to read the headline 5 times to understand it.


How is this information of Foti's mother relevant to what's going on with his wife. Its tragic but has nothing to do with it so why bring it up. Ridiculous, people just want to write about anything.

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