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Death of Woman in Torrington Ruled a Homicide

The medical examiner has ruled the death of a 79-year-old woman in Torrington a homicide.

Phyllis Gervais died of blunt-impact injuries to her head and upper extremity, according to the office of the chief medical examiner.   

Police found Gervais early Saturday morning. They responded to a home on Cider Mill Crossing around 4:15 a.m. Saturday to check on an unresponsive person and determined the death was suspicious. 

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