Homeless man’s death triggers Burlington shelter talk

You will often hear politicians talk about making sure no one freezes to death in Vermont. Well, it appears someone has frozen to death in Vermont, or at least that appears to be a contributing factor.

The unnerving announcement from the Burlington Police Department:

“On December 17, 2011, at approximately 7:49 pm, the Burlington Police Department was notified by a passerby that they had seen a person sleeping on the ground in the area of South Union Street at College Street.  The caller was concerned for the well being of this person due to the frigid temperature.  According to weather reports, with the wind chill factor it was near 7 degrees at the time of the report.”…

Article Taken From the Burlington Free Press

URL: http://www.burlingtonfreepress.com/article

PDF: Paul Otoole Death

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