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VSP: Medical Examiner Rules Newport Death a Homicide

According to Vermont State Police, in a preliminary autopsy report, the Vermont Medical Examiner ruled the death of Isaac Hunt, 35, of Derby, Vt., a homicide.
NEWPORT, Vt. - According to Vermont State Police, in a preliminary autopsy report, the Vermont Medical Examiner ruled the death of Isaac Hunt, 35, of Derby, Vt., a homicide. 

The report also found that Hunt died from an incised wound to the leg.

Police say Hunt and his girlfriend Kayla McCullough, 25, of Charleston, went to the residence on Lake Road in Newport after an on-going dispute with 31-year-old Christian Cornelius and Garrett Cornelius, 24, both of Newport, Vt. During the confrontation, police say, Christian Cornelius wounded Hunt in the leg with a knife. 

Vermont State Police are currently working with the Newport Police Department on the death investigation. The investigation will then be reviewed by the Orleans County State's Attorney's Office. 
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