Raw Deal

Philip Fontaine at a construction site

A controversial land developer was found dead on his kitchen floor.

Now, on the eve of the accused killer's trial,
the defense claims to have proof that someone else did it.

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In the early morning hours, Ashley Fontaine found her husband's bloody body in their kitchen.

About the current investigationControversial land developer Philip Fontaine was found dead in a pool of blood on his kitchen floor.

His wife and son made the gruesome discovery.

Was Philip killed in a botched robbery or was his murder more personal?

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How to navigate Crime Scene casesThe Raw Deal case documents are presented in reverse chronological order in the Case Files.

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The Raw Deal investigation began on Monday, January 17, 2022, and will run for about eight weeks.



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