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News Release

For Immediate Release
September 20, 2009

Contact:
Assistant Attorney General Benjamin J. Agati
(603) 271-0101
Senior Assistant Attorney General Jeffery A. Strelzin
(603) 271-3671

Body Discovered in Sharon, New Hampshire

New Hampshire Attorney General Michael A. Delaney announces that the autopsy has been completed on the unidentified man found deceased in Sharon yesterday, on Saturday, September 19, 2009.

New Hampshire's Deputy Chief Medical Examiner, Dr. Jennie V. Duval, completed the autopsy on the unidentified male and has determined that the cause of death was due to gunshot wounds. The manner of death is homicide.

The New Hampshire State Police are asking for the public's help in identifying the victim. He is approximately 5'8" tall, 150 pounds with a slight to medium build, in his early to mid 20s with reddish-blonde close cut hair. The victim was found wearing a blue New England Patriots jacket. He also has four tattoos described as follows:

  • the word "ELIZABETH" in red ink and capital letters on his left forearm;
  • a large cross in red ink on his left upper arm;
  • a depiction of the drama symbol comedy and tragedy in blue ink with black trim, with the words "Comedy" in black ink and cursive letters above the symbol, and the words "Tragedy" in black ink and cursive letters below the symbol; and
  • a gargoyle and skull on his back-right shoulder in black ink.

Images of these tattoos have been attached to this press release to assist the New Hampshire State Police in identifying the deceased.

The New Hampshire State Police is asking for anyone who may have known a person fitting this description 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 news releases are anticipated this evening.


New Hampshire Department of Justice | 33 Capitol Street | Concord, NH | 03301
Telephone: 603-271-3658