Police Hunt For Dad In 'Horrific And Gruesome' Killing, Dismemberment Of Infant Daughter

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Nov. 21 2022, Published 2:25 p.m. ET

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Police in Connecticut are hunting for a man they say killed and possibly dismembered his infant daughter, according to reports.

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Officials described the killing as “horrific and gruesome,” according to NBC Connecticut.

Camilla Francisquini, who was 11 months old, was found dead on Nov. 18, police in Naugatuck, Connecticut, stated. She had been stabbed, strangled and possibly dismembered, police said.

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Police Chief C. Colin McAllister said the case has been one of the most difficult the department has ever handled, according to the TV station.


Now, police are looking for 31-year-old Christopher Francisquini. There are warrants charging him with murder with special circumstances and risk of injury to a minor.

He is the father of the victim. Police said the dad fled the scene and ditched his car.

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Francisquini was free on $375,000 bond on a combined five cases at the time of the murder, according to WFSB. The father and the victim’s mother were in a dispute, and Francisquini removed his GPS monitor.

Anyone with information on Francisquini’s location is asked to contact authorities.


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