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SIMSBURY — Local and state police joined the FBI for a second day, searching for clues in the 2014 stabbing death of an insurance executive.

Police expect that a section of Iron Horse Boulevard to be closed until 5 p.m. Tuesday.

melissa millan simsburyFriday will mark one year since Melissa Millan, 54, a Mass Mutual executive and mother of two, went for an evening jog on the side of Iron Horse Boulevard, in the same area that police are now searching, and was fatally stabbed in the chest.

More law enforcement personnel were on the scene Tuesday using various methods to search for evidence. A tent was up in the parking lot of a nearby performing arts center. The FBI is assisting in the investigation, using metal detectors along the roadway.

Police spent most of the day on Monday near the site of a homicide that happened almost a year ago. Police spoke about the investigation Monday afternoon, but released little new information.

In June, police offered a $40,000 reward for information in the case. the reward was offered by  an anonymous donor for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for Millan’s death. Police reminded people Monday that the reward is still active and they are still looking for more information.

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