North Salem resident Phil Falkson talks concerning the Lois Colley homicide investigation whereas outdoors the North Salem purchasing middle on June Street Oct. 28, 2016.
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Timeline within the slaying of Lois Colley
August, 2014: Eugene Colley signed over the Colley’s $four.forty one million property to his spouse, land data present. The switch included a associated mortgage to Bruce Colley, one of many couple’s 4 sons. Eugene Colley constructed a fortune as a McDonald’s franchise proprietor.
Nov. 9, 2015: Eighty-three-yr-previous socialite Lois Colley of North Salem spoke with someone about 3 p.m. Just more than two hours later, a caretaker at her Titicus Road home found her dead in the laundry room of the family’s home, Windswept Farm.
ARREST: Man charged with killing Lois Colley
LOIS COLLEY: Wife of millionaire McDonald’s franchisee found dead
Nov. 13, 2015: A funeral service for Lois Colley was held at St. James’ Episcopal Church. “She was the heart of our family. The glue that kept us all together,” said Bruce Colley, one of her four sons, as he fought back tears.
NORTH SALEM: Lois Colley mourned at funeral as ‘heart of our family’
(Photo: File photo by Frank Becerra Jr./The Journal News)
Nov. 16, 2015: State police divers searched Titicus Reservoir as part of the ongoing investigation into the slaying, possibly searching for a small fire extinguisher which police said was the only thing missing from Colley’s home.
July 2016: Two workers plead guilty to stealing more than $30,000 worth of hay from the North Salem estate of Lois Colley.
COLLEY DEATH: Workers plead guilty in hay thefts
HAY THEFTS: Alibi in North Salem slaying leads to other charges
November, 2016: New information is revealed in the year-old Colley homicide investigation. One revelation involved a former housekeeper who unsuccessfully sued the Colleys for nearly $400,000 in unpaid wages and other damages. Though not a suspect in the slaying, her story helps lead to the arrest of two workers in the hay theft.
SLAYING: New clues emerge in socialite’s death
HORSE COUNTY HOMICIDES: Colley’s death not first slaying in North Salem
Nov. 13, 2017: Esdras Gomez Marroquin, 32, arraigned in Westchester County Court, according to a law enforcement source familiar with the investigation.
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