The diving teams in Connecticut focused their efforts on "One Waters" on Wednesday when the search for the missing mother of five Jennifer Dulos began on her 19th day.
The authorities confirmed that divers of the Connecticut State Police were scanning the pond in the affluent suburb of Avon, while other investigators continued to search "for evidence relating to the disappearance of Jennifer at a Hartford garbage collection facility.
The Hartford Courant reported on this state soldiers with dogs searched the woods nearby on Wednesday before entering the water. According to the newspaper, the police are said to have searched the pond with sonar equipment.
According to Courant, the estranged husband of Jennifer Dulos, Fotis, forced the couple's children to water ski on the pond. In divorce petitions, Jennifer Dulos said that the children no longer wanted to participate in water sports and claimed that Fotis Dulos was putting too much pressure on them.
"The children have told me that they do not want water skiing at this level," she added that they were "physically and emotionally exhausted" and "asked" them to do something about it.
"We are all afraid of disobeying my husband," wrote Jennifer Dulos.
"Next when my son felt too tired to ski, my husband threw one of his skis against a rock and broke it in a fit of rage," she added.
According to the authorities, Fotis Dulos and his imprisoned friend Michelle Troconis were held on a surveillance video in which clothes, sponges and other items were deposited with Jennifer Dulo's blood at several locations in Hartford, including the Materials Innovation and Recycling Authority (MIRA). The police said the people in the surveillance video agreed with the description of Fotis Dulos and Troconis, and clues as to the position of the cellphone made them suspect that the couple was there.
Fotis Dulos lawyer, Norm Pattis, said Tuesday that the police had not identified the license plate of the vehicle shown in Hartford on video when the items were thrown away.
Dulos, 50, was last seen on May 24 when she dropped off her children at her private school in New Canaan.
Missing Connecticut's estranged husband on bail  Fotis Dulos filed a $ 500,000 bond on Tuesday after spending more than a week behind bars at the Bridgeport Correctional Center. Officers confiscated his passport and equipped Dulos with a tracking device prior to his release. Troconis has deposited a $ 500,000 bond last week. Both did not owe the accusation of manipulating evidence and obstructing prosecution.
Public prosecutor Richard Colangelo revealed at the hearing on Tuesday that Fotis Dulos' DNA is being used to tap his wife's blood at a kitchen tap in the New Canaan home, in she lived, was found mixed after they had separated. In arrest warrants, the police wrote that spills and evidence of cleanup were also found in the missing mothers home in New Canaan.
Asked why Fotis Dulos 'DNA was found mixed with Jennifer Dulos' blood, Pattis said he did not know
"I would like to ask anyone to put aside the simple narrative that an angry ex-spouse took the matter into their own hands to settle a custody dispute That was not the case I do not know what happened, "said Pattis on Tuesday. He added that he believed that his client was "completely relieved" and said that the state "chose this fight and we will win it".
The next trial of Fotis Dulos will take place on August 2nd.
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A hearing on the divorce and custody case also took place on Tuesday before Dulos made a bail announced. At this hearing, he was ordered not to have any contact with his children on bail.
A judge did not decide on custody of children between the ages of 8 and 13 on Tuesday. They were in New York with Jennifer Dulos & # 39; mother Gloria Farber, who was temporarily detained.
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According to court records, more than 400 petitions were filed in the divorce and custody dispute between Jennifer and Fotis Dulos. The couple claimed they had disobeyed court orders and threatened to hurt each other in front of their five children. There were also threats to kill each other and sometimes the children.
Following the arrest of Fotis Dulos on June 3, an investigation into his background by Fox News revealed that businessmen living in Greece were in debt. He set up his business Fore Group Inc. with the financial support of his father-in-law, who earned him nearly $ 10 million between 2004 and 2016. The funds were largely cut in 2017, around the time his marriage ended with Jennifer Dulos.
While Fotis Dulos was behind bars, Troconis was spotted meeting with detectives at the Westport branch of her lawyer Andrew Bowman on Thursday and the next day she was seen with investigators at the Farmington House, where she lived with Dulos. Her next court date is July 18th.
A source from the New Canaan Police told Fox News Wednesday that in a bulletin board that was to receive information about the disappearance of Jennifer Dulos, 475 references from all over the US and around the world were recorded in the field Australia. The source added that 80 videos were made available to the police in response to a request for footage.
Laura Ingle of Fox News, Maria Paronich, Barnini Chakraborty and The Associated Press contributed to this report.