• Victim named in Stevens Branch drowning
    By
     | July 04,2013
     

    BARRE — The teenager who drowned Tuesday at the falls on the Stevens Branch has been identified as Jesse Thomas Belcher, 16, of Barre.

    A death notice from the Hooker and Whitcomb Funeral Home said Belcher died while trying to save a friend.

    According to police, seven youths were at the top of the falls off Bridge Street when one of the swimmers went over the falls. Police said another swimmer tried to help the boy who went over but was pulled over the falls as well.

    Wednesday afternoon, Chief Michael Stevens of Barre Town would not confirm the identity of either of the teens involved, saying the investigation into the incident is still ongoing.

    MORE IN This Just In
    Inn owner faces

    shooting charge

    WHITE RIVER JUNCTION — The co-owner of two... Full Story
    Norwich — Members of the Norwich School Board and teachers at the Marion Cross School are working... Full Story
    BARRE — A Berlin man is accused of groping and photographing a drunk woman.

    Andrew T. Full Story
    More Articles
  •  
     
    • MEDIA GALLERY 
    • VIDEOS
    • PHOTOS