Death of Conn. philanthropist, 87, ca...

Death of Conn. philanthropist, 87, called homicide

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Guns Kill The Innocent

Crownsville, MD

#1 Dec 25, 2013
WINDSOR, Conn.- Authorities say the shooting death of an 87-year-old philanthropist known for the Christmas light display at his New Hampshire estate was a homicide.

John Chakalos was found dead by one of his daughters at his Windsor, Conn. home on Friday from a single gunshot wound to the head. Police are investigating.

Windsor Police Capt. Tom LePore reportedly said investigators are interviewing family members for possible leads.

According to CBS affiliate WFSB, Chakalos had lost his wife to cancer just before Thanksgiving.

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