Arrest made in murder of New Britain woman

Darren Davis


NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (WTNH)– An arrest was made in the murder of a 39-year-old woman who was found dead in her New Britain home.

Police say Veronica Skinzera was found unresponsive in her apartment at 85 Spring St, apartment 410, around 2 PM January 27th. She was suffering from stab wounds and pronounced dead at the scene.

Investigators learned that Skinzera had been living there one month prior to her death with 48-year-old Darren Davis. Police say Skinzera and Davis reportedly had a tumultuous relationship which had deteriorated over the month preceding her death.

Davis was identified as a suspect and on March 8th he was arrested on Arch Street in New Britain.

Neighbors say they are relieved.

Davis was charged with murder and is being held on $1 million bond.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is asked to call New Britain police at 860-826-3139.


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