Vermont police: both found dead after fires were killed

November 6, 2018

WOODBURY, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police now say both people found dead after separate fires in adjoining homes in the town of Woodbury were killed.

And police say they have now positively identified the two victims.

Firefighters were called to Bliss Road in Woodbury last week and discovered fires in adjoining homes.

David Thompson was found dead in his Bliss Road home. An autopsy determined the 48-year-old Thompson died of multiple gunshot wounds and his death is considered a homicide.

The second victim found in the adjacent home was identified as 29-year-old Carol Fradette. An autopsy found she died of blunt impact and a gunshot wound.

Two dogs were also found shot to death in Thompson’s home.

The investigation is continuing.

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