The Duchess is the finest little ship to sail the silver seas. As travelers and crew prepare to depart on their ocean cruise, no one would expect a murderer to be among them. Find out who at the 16th Annual Murder Mystery Dinner Auction to be held on Friday, March 29, 2019, at the Asnuntuck Community College Banquet & Conference Center.

Proceeds from the event benefit Asnuntuck Community College Scholarships and student support services in Asnuntuck’s Academic Degree programs, Advanced Manufacturing Technology programs and Continuing Education certificate and licensure workforce programs. Since 2014, the Asnuntuck Community College Foundation has provided over $500,000 in student support.

Charles Miller and Robyn Lee Miller, ShopRite of Enfield are the Chairpersons of this year’s event. Committee members include Mike Bedore, Carmela Brennan, Cheryl Chiasson, Julie Cotnoir, Robert Earley, Amy Howard, Joyce Keating, Kim Quinn, Kathleen Tallarita- Lombardi, Lisa Reda, Suzanne Romano and Marisol Suarez.

Reservations for Death Aboard the Duchess are $75.00 and include social hour, prime rib and roast turkey carving stations, delicious entrees and delectable dessert, as well as silent and live auctions. A tax-deductible donation is also included. Death Aboard the Duchess is sure to keep the audience guessing and laughing until the very end.

Sponsorships are available from $2,500 to $125 and include a variety of marketing opportunities and guest reservations. For more information, please call event organizer Chris Casey of Chris Casey Concepts at 860.698.6267 or email To sponsor or attend the event, please go to