Three days after through North Branford, state police released information on what they are calling a murder-suicide that left Meridith (Fletcher) Negron, 39, and her husband, Exsell Negron, 42, dead and at Yale-New Haven Hospital after sustaining a gunshot wound to the abdomen.
According to a , the medical examiner ruled that the death of Meridith Negron was a homicide as a result of gunshot wounds.
The death of Exsell Negron is ruled a suicide as a result of gunshot wounds.
East Haven Arrests
According to the State of Connecticut's Judicial Branch website, Negron had several pending charges stemming from two separate arrests by the in April and last November.
And the shooting suspect had upcoming court dates later this month and next month in relation to those charges:
- On April 8, the East Haven Police charged Negron with first-degree assault (extreme indifference to human life) stemming from an incident on May 12, 1996. He plead guilty and had an upcoming court date of July 10.
- In addition to the charge above, he was also charged with interfering with an officer/resisting arrest (misdemeanor) and felony charges of carrying a dangerous weapon, two counts of possession of narcotics and sale of certain illegal drugs for his actions on April 8. The courts were awaiting his plea on June 28.
- Other charges included in the July 10 court date stemmed from a Nov. 20, 2011 incident when East Haven police charged Negron with possession of narcotics, sale of hallucinogen/narcotics, operation of a motor vehicle under the influence of alcohol/drugs and failure to display lights. Negron plead not guilty to all charges.