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October 14, 2016

Executed Search Warrant - 899 Rice Hill Road Sheldon






CASE#:    16A204639

TROOPER: Det. Sgt. Angela Baker

STATION:   VSP Major Crime Unit                  

CONTACT#: 802-524-5993


DATE: October 13 – October 14

LOCATION: 899 Rice Hill Rd

                    Sheldon VT





On October 13- and October 14, members of the Vermont State Police Major Crime Unit, Bureau of Criminal Investigation, Crime Scene Search Team and Search and Rescue Team executed a search warrant on the residence and property located at 899 Rice Hill Rd in the Town of Sheldon.  


The Vermont State Police received information about the possibility of human skeletal remains being located at the residence and on the property located at 899 Rice Hill Rd in the Town of Sheldon VT.  The investigation revealed the human skeletal remains located at the residence and property could have been from an unreported 50 plus year old homicide.  Based on the information gained during the investigation a search warrant was granted to search the residence and property for human skeletal remains.


During the execution of the search warrant a human skull was located.  The skull will be brought to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to be forensically analyzed.  The investigation is ongoing at this time.

Anyone with information related to this investigation is asked to contact Det. Sgt. Angela Baker (Major Crime Unit) at 1-802-524-5993



Scott Waterman
Vermont State Police Public Information Officer
802-241-5277 desk
802-279-4554 cell