Criminal Law

Connecticut Man Sentenced to 65 Years in Prison for Murdering His Wife

 Rick Dabate, who was convicted in May of murdering his wife Connie in 2015, was sentenced to 65 years in prison on Thursday as Judge Corinne L. Klatt called his actions, “brutal, calculated, incomprehensible.”

A jury found Dabate guilty of murder following a five-week trial back in May. Dabate was accused of murdering his wife Connie at their Ellington home in 2015.

Dabate was also found guilty of tampering with evidence and making false statements.

Supporters of both the defendant and the victim spoke passionately to the judge during a period set aside prior to sentencing, and that includes Connie Dabate’s mother.

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