The body that was found in a wooded area off Rt. 69 near Wolcott has been identified as 26-year-old Janet Avalo-Alvarez, according to Waterbury Police.

NBC CT reported that the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has ruled the death a homicide saying she was strangled. Waterbury Police are saying that her boyfriend, 32-year-old Alfredo Peguero-Gomez is now a suspect in the case. Let's roll the videotape.

Police have not been able to locate Peguero-Gomez who has dual-citizenship in the U.S and the Dominican Republic. Investigators are saying that he has left the state of Connecticut and U.S. Marshals are trying to find out his location.

Waterbury Police Detectives are asking that if anyone has any information on Peguero-Gomez's whereabouts to call detectives at 203-574-6941. You can also call Crime Stoppers at 203-755-1234 or TIP.avalo-alvarez@wtbypd.org. Tips will remain anonymous.

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