Man known for elaborate Christmas display found dead in his home

www.cnn.com Published: December 24, 2013

A man known for his grand 6 million-light Christmas display was found shot and killed in his home on Friday morning, CNN reports.

A family member found John Chakalos, 87, in his home in Windsor, Connecticut, according a Windsor police department press release. The medical examiner's office ruled that Chakalos died of a gunshot wound to the head.



The police are conducting an active homicide investigation, based on the condition of the body when it was found and because police did not recover a weapon at the scene, Windsor police Capt. Tom Lepore said.

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