'Vanished in New Canaan: An ID Mystery': Release date, plot, trailer and all you need to know about the Investigation Discovery show

Jennifer Dulos was last seen on May 29, 2019, when she dropped of her children at their school


                            'Vanished in New Canaan: An ID Mystery': Release date, plot, trailer and all you need to know about the Investigation Discovery show
Jennifer Dulos (Investigation Discovery)
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The disappearance of New Canaan mom, Jennifer Dulos, will be the subject of Investigation Discovery's new show. 'Vanished in New Canaan: An ID Mystery' documents the details of Dulos' disappearance and investigations focusing on her estranged husband Fotis and his new lover as police suspect their role in the 50-year-old having gone missing.

Her disappearance garnered national attention and became the subject of a lot of speculation. However, before Jennifer can be brought to justice, things take a tragic turn.

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Release date

'Vanished in New Canaan: An ID Mystery' airs on June 1 at 9 pm on Investigation Discovery. This special is a part of 'ID Presents: Nine at 9' with new premieres running nightly at 9 pm on Investigation Discovery.

Plot

A mother of five children, Jennifer had been entangled in a controversial divorce and custody battle with her former husband, Fotis Dulos, at the time of her disappearance. Jennifer was last seen on May 29, 2019, when she dropped off her children at their school. The same day, she had a doctor's appointment scheduled in New York City, which she missed and two of her friends reported her missing later that evening. 

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When the police came by that night, they found blood in the garage of her home in New Canaan, which was later discovered belonged to Jennifer, and also recovered evidence which pointed at her having been a victim of serious assault. Jennifer's husband Fotis and his girlfriend Michelle Troconis were also captured on tape that same evening dumping garbage bags which contained Jennifer's blood in 30 trash bins in Hartford, Connecticut. Later, her car was found near Waveny Park in New Canaan. A year later, Jennifer's case is still classified as a "missing person".

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Victim

This undated photo released Friday, May 31, 2019, by the New Canaan, Conn., Police Department shows Jennifer Dulos, missing since May 24, when she was last seen dropping off her children at school (New Canaan Police Department via AP)

Jennifer Dulos had built herself a wonderful life, in the affluent, safe neighborhood of New Canaan, Connecticut. A graduate of New York University Tisch School of Arts, she married Fotis Dulos in 2004 and was a stay-at-home mother to five children — two sets of twins and another daughter. She also managed a personal blog. 

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Suspects

Fotis Dulos

Fotis Dulos (Investigation Discovery)

Jennifer's husband, Fotis, and his girlfriend emerged as suspects in her disappearance. On January 7, 2020, Fotis was arrested from his home by Connecticut State Police and charged with capital murder, murder, and kidnapping along with additional charges including tampering with evidence and hindering prosecution. Police suspect that Fotis had been waiting for Jennifer to return after dropping off the kids and then attacked her. Fotis was found unresponsive in the garage of his home on January 28, 2020, after intentionally poisoning himself with carbon monoxide. He was pronounced dead on January 30, 2020, at 52 years of age. 

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Michelle Troconis

Following Jennifer's disappearance, Troconis and Fotis had broken up. Troconis was also arrested and charged with conspiracy to murder on January 7, 2020

Kent Mawhinney

Fotis Dulos' friend and ex-attorney Kent Douglas Mawhinney was also detained in police custody on January 7, and charged with conspiracy to commit murder.

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