Missing Conn. bar owner's body found in woods

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November 21, 2019 - 1:43 pm
Janet-Avalo-Alvarez, missing woman in Connecticut

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- The body of a missing bar owner in Wolcott, Conn. has been found in the woods, WABC reports

The body of Janet Avalo-Alvarez, 26, was found on Tuesday, a week after she was last seen. 

According to WABC, Waterbury police said the autopsy found that the cause of death was neck compression. Police are treating the case as a homicide.

Avalo-Alvarez was last seen at the bar that she co-owns with her boyfriend, Alfredo Peguero-Gomez. 

Peguero-Gomez is considered a suspect, according to WABC, but he has not been located. 

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