A 56-year-old Norwich man has been charged with the murder of his 58-year-old wife on Monday night.
Police responded to the couple’s home at 6 Forestview Drive at 8:09 p.m. on Labor Day to investigate what was reported as an accidental shooting and found Dianna Hodgdon, 58, with a gunshot wound to the upper torso, according to a news release from police.
She was pronounced dead soon after police and emergency personnel arrived.
Officers from the Norwich Police Patrol, detectives, the State Police major crimes squad, the New London County State's Attorney's Office and the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner all investigated and police have charged Hodgdon’s husband, James F. Hodgdon, 56, with murder.
Police continue to investigate and ask anyone with information to call Detective Wilbur at 860-886-5561, extension 152.
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