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News Release

For Immediate Release
October 6, 2009

Contact:
Senior Assistant Attorney General N. William Delker
(603) 419-0259
Assistant Attorney General Peter Hinckley
(cell: 603-419-0259)

Homicide in Mont Vernon, New Hampshire Arraignments of Steven Spader, Christopher Gribble, William Marks, and Quinn Glover in Milford District Court

Attorney General Michael A. Delaney, Colonel Frederick Booth of the New Hampshire State Police, and Mont Vernon Police Chief Kyle Aspinwall announce arrests in connection with that homicide of Kimberly Cates and related crimes that occurred on October 4, 2009, at 4 Trow Road in Mont Vernon, New Hampshire.

An autopsy was performed on Kimberly Cates (DOB 3/6/1967) by Deputy Chief Medical Examiner Jennie Duval on October 5, 2009. Dr. Duval determined that the cause of death was multiple sharp injuries to the head, torso, left arm, and left leg. She concluded that the death was a homicide.

Steven Spader (DOB 11/09/1991), Christopher Gribble (DOB 10/18/1989), William Marks (DOB 8/30/1991), and Quinn Glover (DOB 11/13/1991) will be arraigned on Tuesday, October 6, 2009, at Milford District Court in Milford, New Hampshire beginning at 11:00 a.m. Spader and Gribble were charged with First Degree Murder, in connection with the homicide of Kimberly Cates, Attempted Murder, in connection with an attack on a minor victim, and Conspiracy to Commit First Degree Murder. Marks and Glover were charged with Burglary, Conspiracy to Commit Burglary, and Armed Robbery.

The New Hampshire State Police Major Crime Unit, in conjunction with the Mont Vernon, Milford, and other area police departments, are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the crimes.


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