Police shoot and kill ex-boyfriend as part of an investigation into the death of a missing woman in Mass.

Police have shot and killed the ex-boyfriend of a Massachusetts woman found dead in Vermont, according to Massachusetts State Police. Officials said they found the person of interest, Matthew Davis, 34, of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, walking in West Brattleboro, Vermont. Police were looking for Davis in connection with the death of the Massachusetts woman. Police say Davis was shot around 7:45 p.m. during a confrontation with Vermont State Police and Brattleboro police. The woman, Mary Anderson, 23, of Harvard, Massachusetts, was found dead at 12:55 a.m. Tuesday on Elliot Street in a blue truck. She was last seen around 10:30 p.m. Saturday in Hudson, New Hampshire. She was reported missing by her family around 5 p.m. Sunday. Police said Anderson’s death is being treated as suspicious. They said an autopsy would be performed on Wednesday to determine the cause and circumstances of his death. Research was underway at Harvard, Massachusetts, in connection with Anderson’s research. Detectives from the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office and the Massachusetts State Police launched a search on Still River Road on Tuesday in connection with his disappearance, officials confirmed to WMUR’s sister station WCVB. 978-456-1212. Information regarding the Brattleboro scene is also being sought. Tipping can be called to the Vermont State Police in Westminster at 802-722-4600 or the Brattleboro Police Department at 802-257-7950. Tips can also be submitted anonymously online at http://vsp.vermont.gov/tipsubmit.

Police have shot and killed the ex-boyfriend of a Massachusetts woman found dead in Vermont, according to Massachusetts State Police.

Officials said they found the person of interest, Matthew Davis, 34, of Fitchburg, Massachusetts, walking in West Brattleboro, Vermont. Police were looking for Davis in connection with the death of the Massachusetts woman.

Police say Davis was shot around 7:45 p.m. during a confrontation with Vermont State Police and Brattleboro police.

The woman, Mary Anderson, 23, of Harvard, Massachusetts, was found dead at 12:55 a.m. Tuesday on Elliot Street in a blue truck.

She was last seen around 10:30 p.m. Saturday in Hudson, New Hampshire. She was reported missing by her family around 5 p.m. Sunday.

Police said Anderson’s death is being treated as suspicious. They said an autopsy would be performed on Wednesday to determine the cause and circumstances of his death.

Research was underway at Harvard, Massachusetts, in connection with Anderson’s research. Detectives from the Worcester County District Attorney’s Office and the Massachusetts State Police launched a search on Still River Road on Tuesday in connection with his disappearance, officials confirmed to WMUR’s sister station WCVB.

Anyone with information relating to the search at Harvard is asked to call Harvard Police at 978-456-1212.

Information related to the Brattleboro scene is also being sought. Tipping can be called to the Vermont State Police in Westminster at 802-722-4600 or the Brattleboro Police Department at 802-257-7950. Tips can also be submitted anonymously online at http://vsp.vermont.gov/tipsubmit.

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