The Vermont State Police is investigating a suspicious death that occurred Saturday night, Oct. 14, in Newport Town. The investigation began at about 6: 45 p.m. Saturday when police received a call reporting an adult man had been shot inside a home on Farrar Road in Newport Town. Arriving troopers discovered a man deceased at the scene. The identity of the victim will be released following further investigation and notification of relatives. The victim’s body was brought to the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Burlington for an autopsy. Anyone with information that could assist investigators in this case is asked to call the Vermont State Police in Derby at 802-334-8881. Tips also may be submitted anonymously online at https://vsp.vermont.gov/tipsubmit.
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