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Police: Husband Finds Wife Murdered in Their Medford Home

Bonnie Farrell, 45, was found dead in her bedroom Monday night, police say.

A Medford woman was found dead in her home by her husband Monday night in what Suffolk Police are classifying as a murder. 

Police said Fifth Precinct officers were called to the home located at 5 Norway Pine Drive around 8:30 p.m. after Eric Connelly, 47, discovered his wife, Bonnie Farrell, 45, dead in their bedroom. 

Farrell had suffered a head injury and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. Police did not say specifically how Farrell may have been killed or if there are any suspects in the case. 

Farrell's body was taken to the Office of the Suffolk County Medical Examiner where an autopsy will be performed.

The investigation is continuing and police are asking anyone with information about the case to call the Homicide Squad at 631-852-6392 or call anonymously to Suffolk County Crime Stoppers at 1-800-220-TIPS.


Debra Bel December 10, 2013 at 11:22 AM
Nerve wracking to say the least. Too close to home. What is wrong with people
William DeRosa December 10, 2013 at 01:43 PM
I can't believe this happened to someone I grew up with. So sorry to the family :-( Bonnie, you will be missed dearly. Senseless.
Patchogue December 10, 2013 at 08:54 PM
I am so sorry for the families loss.
Patchogue December 30, 2013 at 08:34 PM
Email Legislator Calarco. He is the Vice Chair of the Public Safety Committee which has jurisdiction over all matters pertaining to the Suffolk County Police Department. Nothing will be done unless we all complain. Calarco's office responds and his staff reaches out to the 5th Precinct. If enough people complain, then we will receive action. I have lived here for 10 years and I have never seen anything like this. I am angry as hell. EMAIL--MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD, IF THE COMMUNITY DOESN'T COMPLAIN, THEN THE POLICE ASSUME THAT THE COMMUNITY DOESN'T CARE. Robert.Calarco@suffolkcountyny.gov

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