Woman Accused of Poisoning Scientist is Found Dead

1 decade 4 years 4 days ago Wednesday, April 05 2006 Apr 5, 2006 Wednesday, April 05, 2006 1:06:41 PM CDT April 05, 2006 in News
The body of 52-year-old Tamara Rallo was found Saturday at her home, just as police were about to arrest her on 2nd degree murder charges. Investigators don't know how she died, and wouldn't speculate if she killed herself in the wake of her pending arrest. An autopsy is planned. John Mullen died in June of 2004, within hours of complaining of an upset stomach at his home in Chesterfield. Rallo had long been a suspect in the death of Mullen, her longtime boyfriend. Police say the motive appeared to be his unwillingness to further their relationship. And money may also have played a role.

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