Police have taken a suspect into custody in the homicide and recovered a weapon believed to be used in the attack. Neither the victim or suspect's have been released by authorities.
A grand jury in Berkshire Superior Court on Wednesday returned a true bill for a charge of homicide against Michael Cook, 43.
Hildenbrandt, who went by the nickname "Red," spent considerable time in Vermont, especially in and around Bennington, state police reported. She was last in touch with her family in July 2019.