UPDATE: Police name victim in suspicious death in Proctor

Published: May. 18, 2019 at 1:28 PM EDT
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Vermont State Police are investigating the suspicious death of Melanie Rooney, 31, that was reported early Saturday, on Market Street in Proctor.

State police were notified of the death just before 5 a.m. Saturday.

Market Street was closed while investigators and the Crime Scene Search Team gathered evidence.

Police say it appears to be an isolated incident, and there is no danger to the public.

An autopsy is planned for Sunday, at the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Burlington to confirm the victim’s identity and determine the cause and manner of death.

Police ask that anyone with information that could be relevant to the investigation call the Rutland Barracks at 802-773-9101.