A 53-year-old Shelton man who has been charged in the murder of his 52-year-old wife and mother of their four children will appear before a judge on Tuesday..
Thomas Infante is accused of killing Lisa Infante, his wife of 27 years, during an argument in their home on Sunday night.
The couple was estranged and in the process of going through a divorce, according to authorities.
Authorities found Lisa after around 9:30 p.m. on Sundaywhen they responded to 7 Hickory Lane after receiving a call about a suspicious death.
Two of the couple's four children were home at the time of the shooting, police said.
Police then focused their search on the husband, Thomas Infante, who they said had fled the scene/
An alert issued for him on Monday afternoon said he was a person of interest in the case and should be considered armed and dangerous.
At 2:30 p.m., police said Thomas Infante had turned himself in to Shelton Police and was arrested, charged with murder and held on $500,000 bond.
He will be arraigned in Derby Superior Court today.
Lisa Infante was a volunteer at Echo Hose Ambulance Corps, where bunting now hangs, a flag has been lowered to half staff and flowers have been placed out front.
Several EMTs attended the vigil on Monday night, including Chief Mike Chaffee of the Echo Hose Ambulance Corps.
“Lisa was a big part of our family. There’s a large hole in our heart right now," Chaffee said. "....You see people in their worst and best of times and you try to help them make sense of it. Right now we're kind of feeling that."
Those who knew her said she was an emergency medical technician for more than a decade.
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