Vermont State Police investigating mysterious death of local man

GUILFORD, Vt – State Police are investigating the death of a Guilford man. The man, identified as Robert “Zach” Phelps, 43, died on August 15 at the Darthmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center due to injuries he is believed to have sustained in July, according to a family member.

Vermont States Police are currently coordinating with the New Hampshire Chief Medical Examiner’s Office and the Windham County State’s Attorney’s Office to establish Phelps’ cause of death.

Police have also declined to discuss the details of the ongoing investigation, but are assuring the public that there is no ongoing threat.