Wednesday marks 12 years since Waterbury man went missing

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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