Woman gets 35 years in slaying that prompted state’s first Amber Alert
NEW HAVEN, Conn. (AP) _ A woman who was convicted of helping her boyfriend kill a pregnant Meriden woman three years ago was sentenced Friday to 35 years in prison. Jennifer Helmedach, 24, apologized for her role in the death of Faye Bennett, who was 20 when she was stabbed and strangled by Helmedach’s boyfriend, David Bell.
According to the Department of Public Safety website, they are not the primary site for AMBER Alerts however the site doesn’t suggest who is.
The Connecticut Amber Alert Plan Web Site is utilized as an additional source and tool for an Amber Alert Activation.This Web Site will not be utilized to post updates or cancellations of the activation. Once posted to this web site an Amber Alert Activation will remain for a period of twenty-four hours. Updated information on the investigation will be the sole responsibility of the investigating agency.