Hamden Police Make Arrest In 32-Year-Old Murder Case

John Silva
November 13, 2019 - 3:25 pm

Photo courtesy of Hamden Police Dept


(Hamden, Conn./WTIC) - Hamden police say they've cracked a 32-year old murder case in which a father and son were murdered in their home.

Early this morning, they arrested 52-year-old Willie McFarland of New Haven.

Investigators say McFarland had been wanted for the August 21, 1987 killings of 59-year-old Fred Harris and his 23-year-old son Gregory Harris.  

McFarland is facing two murder counts.

He was arraigned this morning in Meriden Superior Court.  Bond was set at $2 million.