The lawyer claimed Jennifer Dulos, who vanished in May, took her own life to prevent her husband from obtaining custody of their five children.
In late May, Jennifer Dulos dropped off her five children at school in a Connecticut town, then vanished. Less than two weeks later, her estranged husband and his girlfriend were arrested in connection with her disappearance.
Now, as the search for Ms. Dulos, 50, enters its sixth week, a lawyer for her estranged husband is offering an unusual explanation for what happened: she took her own life to prevent him from getting custody of their five children.
The lawyer, Norm Pattis, said...