Several theories float around developer's murder

Despite Greenwich police remaining tight-lipped about the 2006 death of a real estate developer, there are several theories floating around about the case.Two cousins were

NORWALK - Despite Greenwich police remaining tight-lipped about the 2006 death of a real estate developer, there are several theories floating around about the case.

Two cousins were arrested late last week in connection with the fatal stabbing of Andrew Kissel. Kissel had been found dead in his Dairy Road mansion before he was set to plead guilty on fraud charges. Police will not say what led the break in the 2-year-old case.

?Thousands, maybe hundreds of people hated this guy, people are broke, they're penniless because of him, so it could be the defense is gonna say anybody could've gone in there,? private investigator Vito Colucci says.

Retired Stamford Police Officer Vito Colucci has been a private investigator for 20 years. He believes Kissel?s former driver, 47-year-old Carlos Trujillo, will walk on his conspiracy charge. However, he says Trujillo?s cousin, 21-year-old Leonard Trujillo, won?t be as lucky.

Some say Kissel was nearly broke and held a $15 million insurance policy. Some speculate Kissel?s death could have been a murder-for-hire crime.

Meanwhile, Greenwich police went to Massachusetts to pick up Leonard Trujillo. Once in Connecticut, he will face charges of murder and conspiracy to commit murder. Carlos Trujillo will be back in Stamford Superior Court April 3 to face the charge of conspiracy to commit murder.

Driverpleads not guilty to developer's murderAttorney,neighbor doubt suspect's role in murderPolicemake arrests for 2006 slaying

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

Weather Kids: Mathewson Elementary School 1 Weather Kids: Mathewson Elementary School
Thousands of people are rallying together in cities 2 Women march in solidarity in Stamford
A disabled Bridgeport man is thanking News 12 3 Disabled Bridgeport man becomes 1st-time homeowner
A Fairfield woman is seeking the public's help 4 Fairfield seeks to return home video to owner
Traffic is back to normal in Bridgeport after 5 Tractor-trailer catches fire in Bridgeport

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE