Hardwick Police are investigating what they believe is a suspicious death of a 30-year-old woman

Hardwick Police are investigating what they believe is a suspicious death of a 30-year-old woman. Laura Townsend, of Worcester, Vt., was found unresponsive at a Mackville Road residence in Hardwick shortly after 7 a.m. The resident, Cynthia Persons, called 911. The Hardwick Rescue Squad and Morristown Rescue Squad responded, but medical crews were unable to resuscitate Townsend. Interim Police Chief Michael Henry reported that the investigation is ongoing. “The circumstances surround Townsend’s death are considered suspicious at this time,” he noted. He asks that anyone with information contact the Hardwick Police Department at 802-472-5475.