University of Vermont

University Communications

Urgent News in the Case of Michelle Gardner-Quinn

Release Date: 10-13-2006

Contact: University Communications Staff
Phone: (802) 656-2005 FAX: (802) 656-3203

University of Vermont President Daniel Mark Fogel released the following statement to the campus community Friday afternoon:

It is with the deepest regret and sadness that I share with you the terrible news that a body believed to be Michelle Gardner-Quinn has been found in Huntington, Vermont. She was the victim of an apparent homicide. On behalf of a heartbroken University of Vermont community, I wish to express our most profound sorrow and most sincere condolences to the family and friends of Michelle.

I know that every member of our community shares in the overwhelming sense of loss we feel tonight, and that all of our thoughts and prayers are with Michelle's family.

More resources for support and information on the Gardner-Quinn investigation:

  • Get support
  • Learn about the fundraising campaign
  • Learn how to cope with stress
  • Read the transportation and safety update
  • Get the latest information in the ongoing Gardner-Quinn investigation from the Burlington Police Department website