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'Heartbroken' Lawyer For Fotis Dulos Vows To Continue Fight To Clear His Name

'Heartbroken' Lawyer For Fotis Dulos Vows To Continue Fight To Clear His Name

Fotis Dulos, died days after being found unresponsive in his garage in a suicide attempt, reportedly left a suicide note maintaining his innocence.

- Oxygen
The chief lawyer representing Fotis Dulos, the man who faced murder charges in connection with his missing estranged wife Jennifer Dulos, says he'll fight to clear his now deceased client’s name.
Dulos, 52, was declared dead at 5:32 pm Thursday, his lawyer Norm Pattis told Oxygen.com in a statement. His death came two days after he was found unresponsive in a car parked in his garage, after he had failed to show up for an emergency hearing related to his $6 million bond on Tuesday....

Likely to Be Denied, Norm Pattis Presses for Trial of Dead Client: 'I Do Suppose I'm Angry'

Likely to Be Denied, Norm Pattis Presses for Trial of Dead Client: 'I Do Suppose I'm Angry'

"I know the chances of success are somewhere between zero and 0.00001%," Pattis said.

- Connecticut Law Tribune
Norm Pattis wants his client to have his day in court, even though that client, Fotis Dulos, is dead.
And Pattis says he’s willing to petition the U.S. Supreme Court to make it happen, even though he’s likely to fail.
Pattis filed a motion to substitute Dulos’ estate as the defendant in the hope of continuing the upcoming trial of his client, who was charged with murder following his wife’s disappearance. Dulos died Thursday by suicide, after an attempt two...

Fotis Dulos is dead. But his attorney still wants to prove his innocence

Fotis Dulos is dead. But his attorney still wants to prove his innocence

Fotis Dulos, the Connecticut man accused of killing his estranged wife Jennifer Farber Dulos, was confirmed dead Thursday after an apparent suicide attempt two days before.

- Clayton News-Daily
Fotis Dulos, the Connecticut man accused of killing his estranged wife Jennifer Farber Dulos, was confirmed dead Thursday after an apparent suicide attempt two days before. But that won't stop Fotis Dulos' attorney from insisting he was innocent.
To do that, Dulos' attorney, Norm Pattis, has asked the state to proceed with the criminal case against a defendant who is no longer alive.
Whether a posthumous trial will take place remains to be seen, but legal experts told CNN that such...

Fotis Dulos has been declared dead, his lawyer says

Fotis Dulos has been declared dead, his lawyer says

- CNN
Fotis Dulos, who was charged with killing his estranged wife, was declared dead Thursday, his attorney said.
Authorities believe Dulos made an apparent suicide attempt Tuesday, according to two law enforcement sources. He was in “dire” condition Wednesday at a New York hospital, his attorney said, and he was in a hyperbaric chamber
“His family came in from Greece and decided today to donate his organs so that he will live on in some form in the assistance that he...

Fotis Dulos note: My lawyers have evidence to prove I’m innocent, court doc reveals

Fotis Dulos note: My lawyers have evidence to prove I’m innocent, court doc reveals

- Stamford Advocate
In a motion filed late Thursday, attorneys for Fotis Dulos are seeking to preserve all evidence police gathered at their client’s Farmington home following his apparent suicide attempt this week.
Fotis Dulos, who died Thursday at a New York hospital, left a note stating he was not involved in the death and disappearance of his estranged wife, Jennifer Dulos, according to the court document.
“He declared his innocence of the infamous and heinous crimes that the state has...

Attorney: Fotis Dulos is dead, ‘family adamant that his name be cleared’

Attorney: Fotis Dulos is dead, ‘family adamant that his name be cleared’

- Stamford Advocate
Fotis Dulos clung to life for more than 48 hours after his apparent suicide attempt before he died late Thursday afternoon, according to his attorney.
Attorney Norm Pattis said his client died at 5:32 p.m. Thursday at Jacobi Medical Center in New York, where he had been on life support and surrounded by family, friends and his legal team.
A source close to him confirmed earlier on Thursday that Dulos left a note proclaiming his innocence in the death and disappearance of his...

Conn. man accused of killing missing wife has died, leaving behind mystery of what happened to her

Conn. man accused of killing missing wife has died, leaving behind mystery of what happened to her

- Herald Mail Media
Fotis Dulos died Thursday, two days after he was rushed to a New York City hospital in the wake of a suicide attempt, perhaps taking with him forever the mystery of what happened to his estranged wife, Jennifer Farber Dulos.
Dulos, who was facing murder charges in Connecticut in the death of his wife, was pronounced dead at 5:32 p.m. EST, his lawyer, Norm Pattis, said outside Jacobi Medical Center in the Bronx.
“It’s been a truly horrific day for the family, filled with...

Fotis Dulos, charged with killing his estranged wife, dies 2 days after suicide attempt

Fotis Dulos, charged with killing his estranged wife, dies 2 days after suicide attempt

"To those who contend that Mr. Dulos' death reflects a consciousness of guilt, we say no. We say it was more of a conscience overworn with the weight of the world that was too busy to listen," his attorney said.

- NBC News
Fotis Dulos, the Connecticut real estate developer charged with murder in the death of his estranged wife, died at a New York City hospital two days after attempting suicide at his home, his attorney said.
Dulos, 52, was arrested and charged this month with capital murder, murder and kidnapping in connection with the disappearance in May of his wife, Jennifer Dulos, whose body has never been found.
A spokeswoman for Jennifer Dulos' family asked for privacy amid the news Thursday...

Fotis Dulos, Connecticut man charged with killing wife, dies by suicide

Fotis Dulos, Connecticut man charged with killing wife, dies by suicide

Fotis Dulos was found unresponsive in his garage on Tuesday.

- ABC
Fotis Dulos, the Connecticut man charged with killing his estranged wife, has died by suicide, according to his lawyer.
Dulos was found unresponsive in his garage after a suicide attempt on Tuesday.
He had been in "dire" condition in a hospital in the Bronx, New York, for two days after being flown there by helicopter from UConn Health Center.
"Fotis Dulos was declared dead tonight at 5:32," his lawyer, Norm Pattis, said at a press conference Thursday. "His family came in from...

Fotis Dulos Declared Dead; Family Wants to Clear His Name

Fotis Dulos Declared Dead; Family Wants to Clear His Name

- NBC Connecticut
Fotis Dulos, who is accused of murder in connection with the disappearance of his estranged wife Jennifer Dulos, was declared dead Thursday, two days after attempting suicide in his Farmington home, according to his attorney Norm Pattis.
On Tuesday, police found Fotis Dulos in medical distress in the garage of the Farmington home after he failed to show up in court in Stamford for a bond adjustment hearing. He had suffered carbon monoxide poisoning.
He was taken to Jacobi Medical...

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