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December 22, 2019

Death Investigation in Thetford 19A4073232

STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

NEWS RELEASE

      

CASE#: 19A407232

RANK/TROOPER FULL NAME: Detective Trooper Christopher Pilner                          

STATION: St. Johnsbury                    

CONTACT#: &48-3111

DATE/TIME: Early Morning Hours of 12/22/19

INCIDENT LOCATION: Rt. 5 near the intersection with Sanborn Road in Thetford.

 

 

VICTIM: Brian Stephens

AGE: 53

CITY, STATE OF RESIDENCE: Farilee, Vermont

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

 

The Vermont State Police responded to a report of a burned vehicle located partially in the woods off the side of Rt. 5 in the town of Thetford. A deceased male, who was identified as Brian Stephens was locate next to the vehicle. Stephen's body was transported to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner for autopsy. The cause of death is pending the results of the autopsy. This death appears to be accidental.