Dheraldy Caldeira Obituary, Police found a 21-year-old woman and a 29-year-old dead when they responded to an apartment in Danbury on Monday morning and said they believed this was a case of murder-suicide. They said it appears that the man killed the woman, then died by suicide. A toddler who was also found in the home was not injured, police said.
Officers were responding to an apartment on Griffing Avenue just after 7:30 a.m. Monday for some type of crisis intervention when dispatchers updated the information to say it was a possible suicide, police said When police arrived, they found that members of the fire department and EMS had gone into the apartment before officers arrived and found the woman and man dead.
The cause of death for both appears to be wounds inflicted with a large kitchen knife, according to police. Police have identified the man as 29-year-old Dheraldy Caldeira, of Danbury. They said they are not releasing the woman’s name because of disclosure laws. Police said the two were in a domestic relationship and “this is an example of domestic violence of the worst kind.”
The toddler who was found in the home did not appear to have injuries but was taken to the hospital to be evaluated and no apparent injuries were discovered.
This is the second apparent murder-suicide in Danbury in a month. They said a man stabbed a woman to death before stabbing and killing himself in the middle of a road in Danbury in October.
Police are referring people to The Center for Empowerment and Education at 2 West St. in Danbury for help and resources if needed.