Det. Lt. Evans
On 07/31/2020 at approximately 0545 Brattleboro Police, Brattleboro Fire, and Rescue, Inc. respond to a motel on Canal Street for the report of a person covered in blood that was yelling and threatening another person. Upon arrival of police, it was determined that the person was unconscious and not breathing. Emergency life-saving measures began and ultimately were unsuccessful. The name of the decedent is being withheld pending notification of the next of kin.
Multiple persons of interest have been identified, and one person was initially detained but later released. The investigation is ongoing.
In relation to the ongoing investigation into this incident, Alex Symanski (30) of Brattleboro was issued a citation for Simple Assault.
Anyone with information on this incident is encouraged to contact the Brattleboro Police Department