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October 6, 2016

VSP Press Release-16D002416-Death investigation-Suicide-Town of Westminster

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

              

CASE#:16D002416

TROOPER: Det. Sgt. Eric Albright                                             

STATION: Westminster Barracks-Troop D BCI                 

CONTACT#: 802 722 4600

 

DATE/TIME: 10062016@ 1155 hrs

LOCATION: I 91 Southbound rest area-town of Westminster

Incident: Suicide

 

VICTIM: Male; State Police will not release the name of victims of suicide

AGE: 60

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Farmingdale, NY

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT: State Police where contacted in the late morning hours of 10062016 regarding concern for an unresponsive subject in a vehicle at the I91 Southbound Westminster rest area near mile marker 23.8. Troopers responded to the area and located a 60 year old male deceased inside the vehicle. Preliminary investigation indicates that this was a suicide and the decedent was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Burlington for autopsy.

 

 

 

 

Detective Sergeant Eric Albright

Bureau of Criminal Investigation

Vermont State Police | Troop-D

1330 Westminster Heights Road | Westminster, VT. 05346

802-722-4600 | 802-722-4691(fax)

eric.albright@vermont.gov