• Police: Deaths likely a murder-suicide
    April 18,2014
     

    STOWE — Police in Stowe are calling a suspected murder-suicide a “tragic act of domestic violence.”

    Police say they believe 64-year-old Wayne Washburn killed his wife, Katherine, and then himself.

    Police went to a home on Cady Hill Road at about 4:40 p.m. Wednesday, where they discovered the bodies.

    Authorities say 59-year-old Katherine Washburn had severe head injuries. Police say it appears that Wayne Washburn may have died of a prescription drug overdose and deliberate carbon monoxide poisoning.

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