Following further investigation, the Vermont State Police has arrested Victoria Griffin, 29, of Randolph on suspicion of second-degree murder related to a stabbing that occurred Saturday, Dec. 12, 2020.
The victim is identified as Concepcion Cruz, 44, of Randolph. Cruz and Griffin were in a relationship and lived in the Park Street home where the incident occurred. Four children related to Cruz and Griffin between the ages of 12 and 16 were in the home when the stabbing took place. They were uninjured and are now in the care of relatives.
An autopsy Sunday, Dec. 13, at the Chief Medical Examiner’s Office in Burlington determined the cause of Cruz’s death was a stab wound to the upper torso, and the manner of death was homicide.
Griffin was ordered jailed for lack of bail pending arraignment at 12:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, in the Criminal Division of Vermont Superior Court in Chelsea.
No additional details are available. The affidavit of probable cause will be filed with the court and made public following Griffin’s arraignment.
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