05/05/2011

UPDATE

On April 29, 2011, the male found in the Winooski River has been identified as Frederick Johnson, age 59, of Barre Road, Montpelier. An autopsy revealed the cause of death was drowning. The death is not considered suspicious at this time.

04/28/2011

Vermont authorities are seeking help in identifying the body of a man found Thursday at "the dam on the Winooski River on Vermont Route 100B approximately .4 mile south of US Route 2 in the town of Moretown.", according to a VSP Press Release.

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STATE OF VERMONT

DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

VERMONT STATE POLICE

 

PRESS RELEASE

 

INCIDENT: Body Identification

 

CASE #: 11A301833

 

TROOPER: Detective Sergeant Todd Baxter           STATION: Middlesex                

 

CONTACT#: 229-9191

 

DATE/TIME: 04-28-11

 

LOCATION: The dam on the Winooski River on Vermont Route 100B approximately .4 mile south of US Route 2 in the town of Moretown.

 

 

SUMMARY OF INCIDENT:

A body was found this afternoon at a dam in the Winooski River on Vermont Route 100B approximately .4 mile south of US Route 2 in Moretown.  The Vermont State Police is seeking the public’s help identifying the body.  The white male is in his late 40s to mid 50s with brown and gray hair with a receding hairline.  The man has no facial hair.  He is approximately 5’08” tall and approximately 180 pounds.  He is wearing blue jeans, a gray sweatshirt, and a gray Northface brand zip up fleece coat.  At this time, nothing appears to be suspicious.   

 

The Vermont State Police is seeking assistance identifying this man and ask that all calls go to the Middlesex barracks at 229-9191. 

 

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