Photo by Av Harris. Connecticut State Senator Louis DeLuca choked back tears while announcing his resignation at the state capitol on Tuesday November 13, 2007. DeLuca was surrounded by his family and his wife Alice. DeLuca has been under investigation by a bipartisan Senate Panel after admitting meeting with an alleged mafia figure to threaten his granddaughter's husband. The Senator claimed his granddaughter Casey was being physically abused by her husband.