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News Release

For Immediate Release
October 26, 2009

Senior Assistant Attorney General Jeffery A. Strelzin
(603) 271-3671

Autopsy Results from October 22, 2009 Murder/Suicide in Manchester, New Hampshire

New Hampshire Attorney General Michael A. Delaney announces that autopsies have been completed in the Charbonneau case.

New Hampshire's Deputy Chief Medical Examiner, Dr. Jennie V. Duval, has determined that Melissa Charbonneau was killed by two gunshot wounds from a rifle. Mrs. Charbonneau suffered one wound to the head and the other to the chest. The manner of death is homicide.

Jonathan Charbonneau died as a result of a single gunshot wound to the head from a rifle. His manner of death is suicide.

The investigation is still ongoing.

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