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Prostitution Bust At Spa, Uncle's Murder Top Week's News In Fairfield

Tynisha Hall is charged with murder in the death of her uncle.
Tynisha Hall is charged with murder in the death of her uncle. Photo Credit: Bridgeport Police Department
Guishun Li was arrested in a Norwalk prostitution bust at a spa.
Guishun Li was arrested in a Norwalk prostitution bust at a spa. Photo Credit: Norwalk Police Department
Sarah McBrair and Jessica Sokol of Saltwater in Fairfield.
Sarah McBrair and Jessica Sokol of Saltwater in Fairfield. Photo Credit: Submitted
The Stratford Fire Department is working to help the family of their fallen comrade, Jason Carrafiello, who died last year of complications of surgery.
The Stratford Fire Department is working to help the family of their fallen comrade, Jason Carrafiello, who died last year of complications of surgery. Photo Credit: Courtesy of Stratford Fire Department
Peggy Karbovanec is looking for a live kidney donor.
Peggy Karbovanec is looking for a live kidney donor. Photo Credit: Contributed
Sammy Alanz was charged with threatening and assault after a dispute over snow-removal in Westport.
Sammy Alanz was charged with threatening and assault after a dispute over snow-removal in Westport. Photo Credit: Westport Police Department
Two Roads Brewery has announced an expansion in Stratford.
Two Roads Brewery has announced an expansion in Stratford. Photo Credit: Facebook
Mia and James McCaffrey
Mia and James McCaffrey Photo Credit: Courtesy of Infinite Love for Kids Fighting Cancer

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. – in case you missed it — here are some of the top stories of the past week from across Fairfield County as reported by Daily Voice.

Tynisha Hall, a 35-year-old woman charged with murdering her disabled uncle in Bridgeport, bashed him in the back of his head in the bathroom and propped up his dead body with a cigarette in his hand, police said.

Guishun Li of Queens, N.Y., blurted out: “We in trouble” to her customer — who was an undercover cop — as other police officers burst into her spa on a prostitution bust in Norwalk and arrested her.

Two moms, inspired by the sea , open a new boutique dubbed Saltwater in Fairfield. Sarah McBrair makes beachy jewelry, and Jessica Sokol has a background in running an online boutique.

As Forbes rolled out its 2017 list of richest people in the world — with Bill Gates at the top again — the number of heralded Connecticut residents rose to 17. The richest man in Connecticut is still Greenwich resident Ray Dalio, worth of $16.8 billion. Of the Fairfield County billionaires, 12 live in Greenwich and one each in Danbury, Darien and Southport.

The Stratford Fire Department is hosting a memorial hockey game April 1 at the Sports Center of Connecticut in Shelton to help the family of their brother Jason "Carf" Carrafiello, who died last year of complications of surgery at age 38.

Margaret Karbovanec of Fairfield, a retired Bunnell High School guidance counselor, is appealing to the public to help her find a live kidney donor . Her two kidneys are failing due to an inherited condition known as polycystic kidney disease.

Gregory Francilme, 18, died after he was shot in the head outside a Bridgeport apartment complex last weekend, police said.

The owner of the Wine Bar in Westport — Sammy Alanz, 41, of Trumbull — was arrested after he pushed a man to the ground and threatened to kill him during a dispute over snow removal , police said.

Two Roads will soon have two buildings. The popular Stratford business is adding a 25,000-square-foot sour and barrel-aging brewery on 2.5 acres of newly acquired land adjoining the existing Stratford Avenue brewery.

WWE head honcho Vince McMahon escaped injury but a second driver was issued two infractions after her car slammed into his Bentley in a crash in downtown Stamford in front of the Government Center, police said.

The public is invited to bring comfort to a Trumbull boy who recently lost his sister to cancer by sending him cards. After Mia McCaffrey passed away at the age of 6, the charity Infinite Love for Kids Fighting Cancer set out to show love and support for Mia's 5-year-old brother, James.

Is he the Sushi Nazi? A Trumbull restaurant worker was arrested after pulling a butcher knife on a customer and ordering patrons to leave the Sarku Japan Restaurant in the Westfield Trumbull Mall because there was no more food to be served, Trumbull Police said.

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