Wednesday marks 12 years since Waterbury man went missing

Yesterday marked 12 years since the disappearance of a Waterbury man. Billy Smolinski, 31, vanished in 2004 after his family says he learned his girlfriend

Billy Smolinski, 31, vanished in 2004 after his family says he learned his girlfriend was having an affair with a married politician.

Billy Smolinski, 31, vanished in 2004 after his family says he learned his girlfriend was having an affair with a married politician. (8/24/16)

WATERBURY - Today marks 12 years since the disappearance of a Waterbury man.

Billy Smolinski, 31, vanished in 2004 after his family says he learned his girlfriend was having an affair with a married politician.

Smolinski was a school bus driver in Woodbridge.

Police had gotten a tip and dug up some areas in Seymour, but they did not come up with a body.

Smolinski's parents have said they believe their son was murdered.

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