VT Mom Who Lost Custody Of Child Kills DCF Worker, Officials Say
BARRE, Vt. —A woman who was upset about losing custody of her daughter used a hunting rifle to fatally shoot a child-welfare agency worker who had handled her case, authorities said.
The shooting happened Friday outside a state office building that houses the Department for Children and Families, Gov. Peter Shumlin’s office said. The mother, Jody Herring, was detained by people in and around the building after the shooting, police said.
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