Vermont police ID body found at trailhead; victim shot

July 12, 2019 GMT

HINESBURG, Vt. (AP) — Vermont police say the man whose body was found at a trailhead in the town of Hinesburg was shot multiple times.

Police say the body of 45-year-old David Auclair of Williston was found at the LaPlatte Headwaters Town Forest trailhead parking lot on Gilman Road late Thursday.

Auclair’s body was found near his vehicle. The body was taken to the office of the Vermont Medical Examiner in Burlington to determine the cause and manner of death.

Detectives are conducting interviews, reviewing available video and carrying out searches of the scene and locations connected to the victim.


Investigators do not believe there is a threat to public safety.