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Vermont woman who shot dog found guilty of animal cruelty

Jun. 19, 2022 12:33 PM EDT

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont woman who shot her dog twice and left it chained outside in the snow so severely injured that it was later euthanized has been found guilty of aggravated cruelty and animal torture. Joyce Cornell, 48, of Sandgate, was convicted by a judge Friday...

Man arraigned in woman's murder; faces drug, gun charges

Jun. 03, 2022 17:28 PM EDT

BENNINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont man pleaded not guilty Friday to second-degree murder in the 2019 death of a woman whose remains were found in a gravel pit in Searsburg. Deven Moffitt, 32, of Bennington, was also charged Friday with drug and gun felonies, according to the U.S....

Man charged with murder in 2019 death after remains IDed

Jun. 02, 2022 09:51 AM EDT

SEARSBURG, Vt. (AP) — Vermont State Police have arrested a man on a murder charge in the 2019 death of a woman following the identification of her jawbone and other remains found in a gravel pit. Deven Moffitt, 32, of Bennington was taken into custody on a second-degree murder...