Police Identify Woman in Suspicious Death Investigation in Torrington

Torrington Police have released the name of a 79-year-old woman as the unresponsive person in suspicious death investigation. 

Torrington police said they were called to a home on Cider Mill Crossing around 4:15 a.m. Saturday on a report of an unresponsive person.

“At this time we are treating this as a suspicious death,” Lt. Bart Barown, Torrington Police, said.

Torrington police have now identified the unresponsive person as 79-year-old Phyllis Gervais. 

“Torrington Police Detectives are conducting the investigation into Gervais' death,” Barown said.

Connecticut State Police are helping with the investigation.

Gervais' death has been ruled a homicide and the medical examiner's office said she had blunt-impact injuries to the head and upper exremity. 

Police said this is an open and active investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Torrington Police Department. 

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