Police investigating untimely death
BRATTLEBORO — Police are investigating the death of Dr. Kathryn Eppel of Brattleboro.
Eppel, 60, a psychiatrist, was discovered at her East Orchard Street home Wednesday afternoon, police said.
According to a release from the Brattleboro police, the Vermont State Police crime scene search team was notified and assisted in processing the scene. Eppel’s body was transported to the Vermont medical examiner’s Office in Burlington for an autopsy.
Windham County State’s Attorney Tracy Shriver said that it was “unclear” what the circumstances were surrounding Eppel’s death, which she said was unattended. Emergency personnel were called to Eppel’s home at 2:45 p.m. Wednesday.
Police said there was no threat to the general public, but that case was under active investigation.