For Immediate Release
September 19, 2009
Assistant Attorney General Benjamin J. Agati
Senior Assistant Attorney General Jeffery A. Strelzin
Attorney General Michael A. Delaney, New Hampshire State Police Colonel Frederick Booth and Chief Scott Guinard of the Peterborough Police Department report that they are currently investigating an apparent homicide in Sharon, New Hampshire. The deceased is an unidentified white male found in a wooded area off of Route 123 in Sharon. The discovery was made by a person walking through the area this morning. Authorities were notified and subsequently responded to the scene.
The deceased is approximately 5'8" to 5'10" tall, slight to medium build, in his early to mid 20s. He has reddish-blonde close cut hair, and was found with a blue New England Patriots jacket. The deceased has a tattoo on his left forearm with the word "ELIZABETH" in red ink and capital letters. The deceased has a second tattoo of a gargoyle and skull on his back-right shoulder in black ink. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner has scheduled an autopsy in Concord for 8:00 a.m. on Sunday, September 20, 2009, to determine the cause and manner of death.
The New Hampshire State Police is asking for anyone who may know or have any information about this person to contact the New Hampshire State Police Headquarters at (603) 271-3636 or Sergeant Scott Gilbert of the New Hampshire State Police at (603) 271-2663.
No further press releases are anticipated until after the autopsy is completed and the deceased has been identified.
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