Connecticut Officials Plans for Murder-Suicide Foiled

This article was published on: 03/29/16 9:28 PM by Curt

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First Selectman Glenn Pianka of Bozrah, threatened to kill his wife and commit suicide, but was prevented from following through when his daughter returned home, to find him with a loaded pistol, and was unable to carry through on his threat.

Pianka mailed a letter to his wife and her relatives on March 18, describing his intent. Pianka and his wife were in the midst of divorce proceedings of a highly personal matter.

Pianka has been charged with threatening and other crimes. He posted $20,000 bail and is due in court on April 20.

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