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.