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Missing Mom Case: Estranged Husband Borrowed Ax Month Before Jennifer Dulos' Disappearance

Fotis Dulos
Fotis Dulos Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police

When state police went to the Farmington, Connecticut home of Fotis Dulos to arrest him for the murder of his estranged Fairfield County wife Jennifer Farber Dulos, they left with Dulos and an ax, according to multiple sources.

A friend had reportedly loaned Dulos the ax about a month before Jennifer Dulos, went missing on Friday, May 24, in New Canaan, sources told the Hartford Courant.

Jennifer Farber Dulos

New Canaan Police Department

According to sources, following Dulos' arrest on Tuesday, Jan. 7, detectives confiscated the ax from the garage of his expansive home. The ax will be sent to a state lab for DNA testing, the source told the Courant.

Dulos reportedly told the friend he wanted to chop fire in the backyard of his home when he borrowed the ax.

It was not clear if the ax had been in the home when it was searched in June by state police. Sources told the Courant that the friend informed police about the ax during an interview.

Dulos is behind bars on a $6 million bond after being charged with murder, felony murder, and kidnapping in connection with the disappearance of Jennifer Dulos who has not been seen since dropping off her children at school on Friday, May 24. 

According to an arrest warrant, the state's chief medical examiner believes that Jennifer Dulos suffered “non-survivable” injuries.

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