NORWALK, Conn. — A local Norwalk official was arrested Thursday for allegedly shooting and killing her neighbor, police said.
Ellen Wink, 61, was charged with murder in connection with a deadly shooting that police say happened inside the home next door to hers on Nelson Avenue.
Police responded to a report of a disturbance on Nelson Avenue just before noon on Thursday.
Officers found a male victim inside his home with multiple gunshot wounds and he was pronounced dead on the scene. Police identified the victim as Kurt Lametta, 54.
Police detained Wink at the scene, and later arrested and charged her with murder.
Tax assessor records indicate that Wink lives next door to the victim and owns both properties.
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Wink is the local Deputy Republican Registrar on the City Registrar of Voters and Elections Administration, the City of Norwalk confirmed to FOX61.
Wink is being held on a $1 million bond and was ordered to appear in court on Feb. 1.
The investigation is ongoing. This is an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public at this time, police said.
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