Travis Frink, of Rhode Island, faces a first-degree murder charge. Police say he told them he drove to Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center from his home state with the intention of killing his mother.
The deal allows her to avoid a mandatory life sentence without parole. Prosecutors reduced three of the murder charges, but not the original first-degree charge in the death of Lara Sobel.
A judge Tuesday listened to arguments over whether Peggy Shores could be released to her sister-in-law, the sibling of the man she is accused of killing.
“It’s completely a circumstantial case,” Peggy Shores’ lawyer said. The prosecution says the evidence shows David Shores couldn’t have shot himself.
A Manchester woman who told police her husband had accidentally shot himself is now charged with second-degree murder, according to Vermont State Police. Peggy Shores, 51, was arrested Wednesday afternoon and lodged at the Rutland jail for lack of $100,000 bail, police said. She is to be arraigned on the murder charge Thursday afternoon in […]
“The initial investigation so far leads us to believe that this wasn’t a random act,” said Maj. Glenn Hall of the Vermont State Police.