Meriden Police Mum On Response To 911 Calls Mom Made Before Death

August 30, 2019 - 10:48 am

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTIC and AP) - Police in Meriden are refusing to say how they handled 911 calls earlier this month from a mother of two who was found dead five days later.

Hawaii native Perrie Mason, of Meriden, disappeared Aug. 17. Her sister says records show she made two 911 calls from her phone that evening. Meriden officials told the sister dispatchers did not hear anyone on the line and called her back, but got no response.

Meriden police have declined to release information about their response to the calls, leaving Mason's family and anti-domestic violence advocates wondering if her death could have been prevented.

No charges have been filed in Mason's death. Her ex-boyfriend has been charged with assaulting her two days before she disappeared. He denies harming her.

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