ANCHORAGE, Alaska — Israel Keyes, the man charged with the disappearance and death of Anchorage barista, 18-year-old Samantha Koenig, may now be suspected the 2011 murder of a couple in Burlington, VT.
In a press conference, Friday, in Vermont US attorneys said the disappearance of Bill and Lorraine Currier on June 8, 2011 is now considered a murder.
Tristram Coffin, US Attorney in Vermont, said Friday the person suspected in their murder “is in custody in another state and will remain in custody. No charges have yet been brought against this person for the Curriers’ murders, but charges are anticipated.”
WCAX-TV in Burlington, VT is reporting that suspect is 34-year-old Israel Keyes. KTUU has not been able to independently confirm the identity of the suspect in the Vermont case.
WCAX reports while Keyes was being questioned in Anchorage about Koenig’s disappearance, he told authorities where they could find the bodies of the Curriers.