Family seeks answers 3 years after man vanishes

Three years after the disappearance of a former Woodbridge bus driver, a family is asking the public for help in cracking the case. Billy Smolinski, 31, became involved in a love triangle that his family

News 12 Staff

Aug 23, 2007, 11:14 PM

Updated 6,180 days ago

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Three years after the disappearance of a former Woodbridge bus driver, a family is asking the public for help in cracking the case.
Billy Smolinski, 31, became involved in a love triangle that his family believes went bad. His relatives say he found out his girlfriend was seeing another man. The two broke up just before Smolinski vanished.
They say the last call Smolinski made was to the man his girlfriend had been seeing.
With the help of authorities, Smolinski?s family searched the waters of the Housatonic and Naugatuck rivers. They also put up posters.
The family is fighting for answers after they say Smolinski?s former girlfriend was caught on tape tearing down the posters. The girlfriend?s lawyer says his client was ripping down the posters because they were placed on private property with the purpose of harassing her.
No arrests have been made in Smolinski's disappearance.
Anyone with information about the case is urged to contact the FBI in New Haven at 203-777-6311.


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