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Bond for a New Fairfield man was set at $750,000 this afternoon in the shooting death of his wife. New Fairfield police say Robert Bell, 63, shot Svetlana Bell four times Saturday night after a fight

News 12 Staff

Dec 10, 2012, 11:38 PM

Updated 4,233 days ago

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Bond for a New Fairfield man was set at $750,000 this afternoon in the shooting death of his wife.

New Fairfield police say Robert Bell, 63, shot Svetlana Bell four times Saturday night after a fight at their home. She was later pronounced dead at Danbury Hospital.

According to the police report, Bell told a 911 dispatcher he shot Svetlana because she was coming toward him with a knife.

Svetlana Bell, 47, was a music teacher at Cider Mill School in Wilton since 2006. Wilton's superintendent says grief counselors were at school today to speak with students.



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