Vermont State Police: two bodies found in Charlotte were in a boat that capsized with grandson


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Update as of 7:05 p.m.

Vermont State Police say two people have been found dead after the boat they were in with their 3-year-old grandson capsized.

Fishermen reported the bodies to police at about 12:30 p.m.

The two were pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the boy had been wearing a life vest when the boat overturned. He was able to make it to shore and was found in a vehicle outside of the nearby home of his grandparents after a brief search.

Their identities are being withheld while family is notified.

2:55 p.m.

The Vermont State Police is currently investigating the deaths of two individuals whose bodies were found in Lewis Creek in Charlotte on Monday afternoon.

The bodies were discovered near Spear Street and Lewis Creek Road around 12:30 p.m. in the creek.

The police say the investigation is in it’s early stages.

Members of the Vermont State Police Field Force Division and Bureau of Criminal Investigations are on scene, along with other first responders.

The police have said that there are no indications of a threat to the general public.

Check back for updates as we receive more information.

The Associated Press contributed to this article

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