Man Charged with Killing His Girlfriend's Two-Year-Old Son

By Steph Machado

Published 08/27 2014 08:22PM

Updated 08/27 2014 09:46PM

Hartford Police Department
HARTFORD, Vt. - Police say a year-long investigation has led to the arrest of Luke Theriault, 31 of Hartford.

Police say he killed the 2-year-old son of his girlfriend. He's been charged with First Degree Murder and Aggravated Domestic Assault.

2-year-old Jamaal Turkvan died on July 4, 2013. Theriault was arrested Wednesday.

Hartford Deputy Police Chief Braedon Vail says  the year-long investigation consisted of interviews, wire warrants, search warrants, and evidence collection.

Theriault is being held without bail and will appear in court Thursday at 12:30 p.m. in Windsor County Superior Court.

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