Westport PD: Investigation continues after death of suspect

Westport police say they will continue the investigation into the murder of a jeweler after the suspect killed himself. A Spanish justice official says Andrew Levene, 41, hanged himself in his jail cell

News 12 Staff

Jan 28, 2012, 12:10 AM

Updated 4,464 days ago

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Westport PD: Investigation continues after death of suspect
Westport police say they will continue the investigation into the murder of a jeweler after the suspect killed himself.
A Spanish justice official says Andrew Levene, 41, hanged himself in his jail cell using a sheet.
Levene was arrested in Spain earlier this week and was awaiting extradition for the murder of Yekutiel Zeevi in December.
Police say Levene killed Zeevi while stealing $300,000 in diamonds from his store.
Westport police now want some answers from Spanish officials.
Police: Suspect in Westport jeweler's murder commits suicideCT officials impressed with arrest in jeweler's murderJeweler's widow wants justiceSuspect in Westport jeweler murder arrested in SpainWestport police still hunt killer 6 weeks laterPolice seek suspect in fatal Westport shooting


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