A Brownington man was ordered held without bail after being charged with shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend’s son

A Brownington man was ordered held without bail after being charged with shooting and killing his ex-girlfriend’s son. Michael Chadwick, 61, pleaded not guilty to felony 2nd-degree murder in Lamoille Superior Court on Thursday. According to court documents filed by Vermont State Police Detective Sgt. Isaac Merriam, Chadwick is accused of shooting Mark Benjamin, 42, at 2190 Bog Road in the town of Belvidere around 2 p.m. on Wednesday. Benjamin was pronounced dead shortly after the alleged incident.