Bill and Lorraine Currier

North Country News
5:20 pm
Fri December 7, 2012

Vermont Cops Show Site Alaska Killer Hid Murder Tools

Vermont police say the Alaska man who killed an Essex couple used weapons he had buried near a hiking trail along the banks of the Winooski River.

In 2009 Israel Keyes buried a five-gallon orange bucket filled with weapons parts, ammunition, fasteners, wires and a flashlight in a remote corner of the Woodside Natural Area off Vermont Route 15.

The FBI and police say Keyes used those weapons in June 2011 when he abducted and killed Bill and Lorraine Currier from their nearby home.

Essex police showed the Burlington Free Press the location of the cache.

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WAMC News
5:20 pm
Mon December 3, 2012

Officials Confirm Alaska Suspect Killed Vermont Couple

Authorities say they have confirmed that a man who committed suicide in an Alaska jail killed a Vermont couple missing since last year.

Federal and state investigators said at a news conference in Vermont on Monday afternoon that 34-year-old Israel Keyes provided details about the abduction of Bill and Lorraine Currier that authorities had not released to the public.

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