Michelle Kilbreth, Death – Vermont State Police have ruled the suspicious death of a woman in Waltham Friday night as a homicide. The victim, 48-year-old Michelle Kilbreth, was carrying a firearm during a physical altercation Friday evening with a neighbor when she lost it. This led to a juvenile picking up the firearm and shooting Kilbreth multiple times in the torso.
The shooting took place on McKnight Lane in Waltham, around 7:00 pm. No charges have been filed yet, and the juvenile has not been identified due to his age.
Vermont State Police will be working with the Addison County State’s Attorney’s office throughout the ongoing investigation.
Anyone with information that could assist investigators in this case is asked to call the Vermont State Police in New Haven at 802-388-4919. Tips also may be submitted anonymously online at