Members of the Vermont State Police are investigating a shooting that left two people dead Monday morning, Nov. 29, in the town of Elmore.
The victim is 58-year-old Mary Lisa Kelley. Initial evidence indicates she was fatally shot by her husband, Lawrence Jay Kennedy, 61, before he shot and killed himself at their home on King Road.
Law enforcement received a 911 call at about 6:55 a.m. reporting a domestic altercation at a home on King Road. Police from the Morristown and Stowe police departments, Lamoille County Sheriff’s Department, and troopers with the Vermont State Police responded to the scene. Upon entry to the home, police found an adult woman and an adult man deceased inside the house.
The incident is believed to be the result of domestic violence. There is no search for a suspect and no indication of a danger to the public.
The Vermont State Police investigation is in its initial stages and includes members of the Major Crime Unit, Bureau of Criminal Investigations, Crime Scene Search Team, Victim Services Unit, and uniformed troopers from the Field Force Division. In addition, VSP is receiving assistance from police departments in Morristown and Stowe, along with Morristown Rescue.