Man confesses to killing his wife in the bus they shared as a home: report

Source: Vermont State Police

Oct. 20 2021, Published 7:56 p.m. ET

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A man has confessed to killing his wife in a bus they had repurposed for living and traveling, according to a report.

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Joseph Ferlazzo, 41, has been charged with first-degree murder in connection to the death of his wife, Emily Ferlazzo, 22, according to The Boston Globe.

According to a statement obtained by The Boston Globe, Joseph Ferlazzo agreed to speak with detectives on Oct. 19 and then admitted to killing his wife early Oct. 16 in their vehicle in Bolton, Vermont.

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Authorities said the couple had been living in Northfield, New Hampshire, The Boston Globe reported.


Joseph Ferlazzo had allegedly initially told investigators that his wife had gotten out of their vehicle on Oc.t 16 in Bolton, Vermont, and that he went to a nearby store and returned to the bus to find Emily missing, according to The Boston Globe.

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Police seized the bus on Oct. 19 in St. Albans, Vermont, and found evidence to corroborate Joseph Ferlazzo’s subsequent confession, including uncovered human remains, The Boston Globe reported.

Emily Ferlazzo’s body will be brought to the state medical examiner’s office for an autopsy, according to The Boston Globe.


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