A DIVORCE lawyer shot and killed his spouse who had coronavirus on Christmas Day after which pulled the set off on himself to finish his life.
John Liquori’s motive continues to be unknown, however Covid-19 was an element main as much as the murder-suicide.
John Liquori shot his spouse in her sleep after which shot himselfCredit score: Fb
Cindy Liquori, 55, examined optimistic for the virus and her husband, a well known divorce legal professional in Connecticut, could have been contaminated with it too, Windsor Locks Detective Sgt. Jeff Lampson advised the Hartford Courant on Monday.
The spouse was on the residence of her mom, Claire Palmer, who was at a hospital getting therapy for Covid-19, in accordance with authorities.
Cindy Liquori was sleeping on the home on Dale Road when her husband shot her, a state police supply advised the newspaper.
John Liquori, 59, then shot and killed himself, in accordance with the supply.
The lawyer referred to as his spouse’s brother on Friday night and advised him to return over and take Palmer’s canine, which Cindy Liquori was taking good care of, Lampson mentioned.
John Liquori referred to as the brother once more not lengthy after and “the dialog they’d raised severe issues,” the detective mentioned.
A motive for the Christmas Day murder-suicide is just not recognizedCredit score: Fb
The brother arrived on the residence round 6pm and located the Liquoris lifeless, together with a revolver.
No proof has been uncovered to counsel that the couple had been estranged.
Police are persevering with the investigation and should serve search warrants.
The couple’s autopsies have been administered however as of Monday afternoon, the health worker had not offered particulars.
John Liquori practiced regulation from his workplace in Suffield and beforehand labored as a household courtroom legal professional for greater than three a long time.
His pal, lawyer David Kelly, advised the Hartford Courant that he was “somebody who understood the regulation and how one can observe it.”
“Divorce work is a brutal enterprise underneath the most effective of circumstances,” Kelly mentioned.
The Liquoris had been “great folks,” Kelly mentioned, and their deaths had been “an actual shock.”
Cindy Liquori owned Cindy’s Cleaning soap Cottage in East Windsor.
She had expanded her enterprise just lately, in gentle of the pandemic, to supply hand sanitizer and face masks.
“When the pandemic began, I wished to make sure that my retailer was important, so I employed about 15 folks to make masks,” she advised the Windsor Locks Patch.
“Thus far, we have now offered over 16,000 handmade native high quality masks, which I’m very happy with. We labored our tails off to get them out rapidly at an ideal worth. We additionally offered over 8,000 bottles of hand sanitizer.”
The Liquoris had one baby collectively.