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UVM graduate killed in Washington DC

Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

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A 2018 UVM graduate was killed while sitting in traffic on the way home from work in Washington DC.

Twenty-two-year-old Tom Marmet, a May 2018 graduate, was shot in a black Jeep Liberty, according to an Oct. 25 NBC Washington article. Officers responded to calls of a shooting 5:57 p.m. Oct. 24 on the 1200 block of 17th Street, Northeast Washington DC, according to an Oct. 25 Maryland Police Department press release.

DC Metropolitan Police detectives are still investigating the shooting, according a Oct. 25 MPD press release.

Police are offering a $25,000 reward to anyone who provides information that leads to an arrest and conviction of Marmet’s killer, according to the release.

Marmet was working as a social worker at a non-profit So Others Might Eat, according to the article.

Anyone with information is asked to contact MPD at 202-727-9099. Anonymous information may be submitted to the department’s Text Tip Line by sending a text message to 50411.

This story will be updated as more details become available.

About the Writer
Sawyer Loftus, Assistant Breaking News Editor

Sawyer Loftus is the Assistant Breaking News Editor. He is a sophomore and is double majoring in History and Political Science. He is from Colchester,...

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