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Posted September 24. 2017 1:23PM

20170924-Vt. deputy murdered collecting $250 debt from man picked up in Concord who kills himself with handgun while in police custody

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Franklin County, Vt. Deputy Sheriff Otis J. Gross was killed in the line of duty Sept. 24, 1934.

Deputy Gross mysteriously disappeared when he went to Barre to collect $250 from a man found liable in a civil matter. The next day the deputies car was found in a wooded area east of Barre. The man who Deputy Gross was supposed to see was picked up for questioning by police in Concord, New Hampshire.