The father of the ex-boyfriend of Tara Stratton has pleaded innocent to aggravated murder. Alfred Brochu, 50 years old, was arrested Wednesday and appeared in court that afternoon in Barre to answer charges in the stabbing death.
Stratton’s body was discovered in a family owned apartment in Barre on January 17. If convicted, Brochu faces a mandatory sentence of life without parole. Tara Stratton was a 2002 graduate of Randolph Union High School.