On November 10, 2020, at approximately 6 a.m., State Police responded to a structure fire at a mobile home on Spear Hill Road in the town of Ellenburg. As a result of the fire, one person was located deceased inside, 28-year-old Sapphire Staley of Ellenburg. Clinton County Coroner Chad Deans authorized removal of her body to the University of Vermont Healthcare Network at the Champlain Valley Physician’s Hospital in Plattsburgh. An autopsy is scheduled for November 11, 2020.
This fire remains under investigation by State Police, State Fire, and Clinton County Fire.