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Norwalk city official charged with murder in deadly shooting of next-door neighbor: police

Tax assessor records indicate that Wink lives next door to the victim and owns both properties.

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.

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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.

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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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