Pretrial Hearing For Woman Accused Of Killing Boyfriend

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Plainville Woman Arraigned In West Hartford Shooting

A pre-trial hearing is set for today — for the Plainville woman accused of shooting and killing her boyfriend outside a West Hartford supermarket back in April.

Angela Grasso-Cuhna has pleaded not guilty to murder in the April 9th shooting.

Police say she admitted to shooting Jose Mendez, 23, while they were riding in a car near shoprite on Prospect Avenue.

She’s claiming self-defense because he threatened to kill her and her family.

Police initially charged her with manslaughter, but then upgraded the charges.

Read more on the case here.

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