“This is not without reservation,” Judge John Pacht said Tuesday of his order holding Gurung in the custody of the state Department of Corrections without bail. In a letter to the judge, nine of the 12 jurors expressed their hope that Gurung would be held in a psychiatric facility.
The cause and manner of 56-year-old Russell A. Buzby’s death remain under investigation, according to police.
Dylan LaMere reportedly told police he was responding to a fatal accident when his Jeep was pulled over shortly after 3 a.m. A police investigation found there had been no such crash.
Vito Caselnova IV, who has served with the department since 2019, was listed Monday in fair condition at Albany Medical Center in New York.
Police and fire departments were called to the scene early Friday morning.
Louis Fortier is accused of stabbing and killing Richard Medina on Church Street in March 2017. His lawyer alleges the Vermont Attorney General’s Office improperly contacted a potential witness. The attorney general’s office calls the allegation “meritless.”
With the sale finalized, Pacific Group Resorts takes ownership of the Northeast Kingdom ski area as it emerges from a financial scandal that landed its past owner and company president in prison.
"It’s disappointing that it has come to this," attorney Suzanne Davies of Harvard Law School’s Center for Health Law and Policy Innovation said Wednesday.
A 26-year-old man from Brooklyn, New York, was killed after he was shot and then crashed his vehicle, according to a press release from state police Tuesday evening.
A jury deliberated for nearly 24 hours over four days before returning its verdict in the case against Aita Gurung in Chittenden County Superior criminal court on Thursday. He was charged with first-degree murder in the 2017 case.