The Vermont State Police is investigating a suspicious death that was reported Friday evening, Oct. 27, in the town of Plainfield. This is the latest in a string of suspicious deaths that have been reported in Vermont in recent days. Hunters in the woods along Gore Road discovered a body at about 4:30 p.m. Friday and called police. Responding troopers located the victim deceased. Evidence gathered on scene indicates the death occurred under suspicious circumstances. Following processing of the scene, the victim’s body was brought to the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Burlington for an autopsy to determine the cause and manner of death. The medical examiner was able to positively identify the victim as Jeffrey Caron, 42, of Barre. The cause of his death was determined to be a gunshot wound, and the manner of death is a homicide. Investigation to this point by the Vermont State Police indicates this was a targeted, isolated incident, and there is no danger to the public. Anyone with information that could assist investigators in this case is asked to call the Vermont State Police in Berlin at 802-229-9191. Tips also may be submitted anonymously online at https://vsp.vermont.gov/tipsubmit.
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