Holyoke man shot to death in Vermont hotel, police say


RUTLAND, Vt. (AP) — A Holyoke man found in a Rutland hotel room was shot to death and his death has been ruled a homicide, Vermont State Police said Monday.

The victim was identified as Jonathon Houghton, 35, of Holyoke. An autopsy determined Houghton died of a gunshot wound to the torso.

Police were called to the Quality Inn at about 3:40 a.m. Sunday to investigate a report of a disturbance. Officers found the body of the man who was later identified as Houghton.

No arrests have been announced.

Police say they believe it was an isolated incident and there is no threat to the general public.

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