Brownington woman arrested for 2016 homicide

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BROWNINGTON — A Brownington woman is facing charges relating to the death of a 38-year-old man back in March of 2016.

Today, the Orleans County State’s Attorney Office and the Vermont State Police Major Crime Unit, announced the arrest and indictment of Jennifer Simard, 46, of Brownington, for murder, 2nd degree, and manslaughter, in the death of Kevin Smith in Brownington.

In June of 2016, authorities ruled the manner of Smith’s death as a homicide, the cause of death being a stab wound to the chest.

Authorities say the indictment is the result of an on-going investigation.
 
Simard was processed and lodged at the Northern State Correctional Facility.

She is due to appear in court on Monday.

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