The Latest: Woman in missing mom case posts bail


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NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of a Connecticut mother of five (all times local):

3 p.m.

A woman charged in connection with the disappearance of a Connecticut mother of five has posted $500,000 bail and is being tracked with a GPS monitoring device.

Michelle Troconis was released Monday afternoon after she and her boyfriend, Fotis Dulos, were arraigned on evidence tampering and hindering prosecution charges in Norwalk Superior Court. Dulos remains detained on $500,000 bail.

The two were arrested Saturday night during the investigation into the May 24 disappearance of Jennifer Dulos, who is still missing.

Arrests warrants released Monday allege Fotis Dulos and Troconis disposed of items containing Jennifer Dulos' blood. Police also say blood and evidence of an attempted cleanup were found at Jennifer Dulos' home in New Canaan.

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1 p.m.

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.

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