‘Fatal Attraction’ killer Carolyn Warmus out of prison after 27 years behind bars

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Infamous “Fatal Attraction” killer Carolyn Warmus was released from prison Monday after serving 27 years for murdering her lover’s wife.

Inmate No. 92G0987, jailed at the Bedford Hill Correctional Facility, was granted parole last month by state officials.

She’s going to be living in New York, she told officials.

Warmus, 55, was denied parole in her first shot at freedom two years ago for the Jan. 15, 1989, murder of Betty Jean Solomon — shot nine times inside her Greenburgh home. The sensational trial that followed was rife with tales of torrid sex and obsessive behavior, prompting the connection with the Michael Douglas-Glenn Close movie “Fatal Attraction.”

Warmus was compared with Close’s crazed bunny-boiling character, who shared an illicit, steamy romance with the married man played by Douglas.

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The defendant was a 23-year-old schoolteacher when she started an affair with married colleague Paul Solomon, who was 17 years older than his just-out-of-college lover. Prosecutors charged that after killing her romantic rival, Warmus met Solomon for cocktails at a hotel bar before they had sex inside his car.

Eight months after the murder, she allegedly stalked Solomon and his new paramour when they went to Puerto Rico on vacation. While investigators initially suspected the husband was the shooter, Warmus was indicted 13 months after the murder.

She resolutely declared her innocence in the headline-making case, and her first trial ended in a hung jury. A second trial in 1992 led to a conviction for second-degree murder, with since-disgraced private investigator Vincent Parco a key prosecution witness.

Parco testified that he sold Warmus a silencer-equipped .25-caliber Beretta Jetfire pistol for $2,500 only days before the killing.

As Warmus leaves prison, Parco is behind bars at the Brooklyn Detention Complex after he was whacked with a sentence of 1-to-3 year last week for trying to blackmail a witness in a child sex abuse case. Prosecutors charged that Parco plied the man with prostitutes and recorded their sexual encounters to try and ensure the witness’ silence.

Warmus is the second high-profile Bedford Hills parolee this year, exiting two months after former radical Judith Clark was turned loose.

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