Farmington woman found dead in Milford apartment


MILFORD — A townsman is facing multiple charges after police say a woman was found dead in his apartment this month.

Milford Police said on Tuesday a 37-year-old woman from Farmington was found dead in a flat in Schooner Lane on October 11. Police have not released the woman’s name or cause of death.

Police said they found the woman while responding to an “emergency medical” call at David Edward Vasquez’s apartment.

“Detectives discovered that David Vasquez had attempted to administer his own aid to the deceased which was unsuccessful and after a long period of time he finally called 911 for assistance,” police said. of Milford in a statement Tuesday.

Vasquez, 35, has been charged with cruelty to persons in connection with the woman’s death, police said.

He has since also been charged with gun and drug offenses after police say a search of his home and storage units revealed a handgun and books of methamphetamine and of fentanyl.

Police said two storage units in Milford contained “over 1.5 pounds of methamphetamine, over 2 pounds of fentanyl (including pills) and a semi-automatic handgun.”

Milford police Vasquez, who is free on $75,000 bail, could face additional charges.

He is next due to appear in state Superior Court in Milford on November 15.

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