to connectVideoEx-husband of missing mom Jennifer Dulos, files motion to have her mother evaluated
Fotis Dulos claims to be the mother of his estranged wife, who is temporarily in the custody of his five children, and has a history of mental health problems, Laura Ingle reports.
The estranged husband of a missing Connecticut woman and her mother on the receiving end of a court-ordered psychiatric examination.
Fotis Dulos has denied knowing what happened to Jennifer Dulos, who has disappeared in New Canaan, Ct., over three months ago. Her 85-year-old mother, Gloria Farber, has been in the care of their five children.
Dulos’ attorneys claimed in court papers Friday that Farber is a patient in a mental hospital, the Hartford Courant reported.
“It’s disturbing history of mental illness needs to be assessed in order to ensure that the children can be safely cared for by Mrs. Farber,” you’re a lawyer, Rich Rochlin, said, according to the paper.
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He is accused Farber of threatening to kill her and her husband.
“A court-ordered psychological evaluation of Ms. Farber would be in the children’s best interest, as the court of relevant and important information that is essential to the creation of a comprehensive and well-researched examination of the minor children are in the best interests relating to their custody,” Rochlin said, ” the paper reported.
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The motion will be asked to provide a response to Farber’s lawyer, Fox 61, In Hartford, are reported.
“This is just another in a long line of unnecessary legal maneuvering by Mr. Dulos’ lawyers, ” the lawyer said.
Dulos has not been allowed contact with his children, between the ages of 8 and 13, and ever since, he has been charged with hindering the prosecution and tampering with evidence in connection with the 50-year-old woman’s disappearance.
Prosecutors say he and his girlfriend disposed of the garbage bags items that had been Jennifer Dulos blood shall be upon them. Both have pleaded not guilty.
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Dulos has been free on $500,000 bond.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.