AG refiles murder charge against Burlington meat cleaver killer - VPR

VT Attorney General TJ Donovan has refiled murder charges against a Burlington man whose insanity plea had led  Chittenden County Sarah George to drop the original murder charge. 

"George said she dropped the case against Gurung because she couldn't prove that he wasn't insane when he allegedly committed the crime. Donovan re-filed murder and attempted murder charges against Gurung on Wednesday. Scott said Thursday that the case has exposed a "loophole" in the criminal justice system and that he wants to make it more difficult for lawyers to mount an insanity defense on behalf of their clients."

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  • Cindy Provost
    commented 2019-09-13 23:53:28 -0400
    Put him away for life or death penalty in effect would be my answer.
    He killed people for god sake!!!!
  • C Henry
    commented 2019-09-13 06:15:56 -0400
    Let’s see he used a meat cleaver to kill someone, do you think he’s
    " crazy ", or just having a bad day !!

    Open Mental Institutions, pretty easy process, time to clean the