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News Release

For Immediate Release
July 22, 2013

James C. Vara, Assistant Attorney General
(603) 271-3671

Investigators Release New Information and Ask for the Public's Help in Investigating the Murder of John Labbe

New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph A. Foster, New Hampshire State Police Colonel Robert L. Quinn, and Plymouth Police Chief Stephen Lefebvre announce that they are continuing to seek the public's assistance with any information relating to the death of John Labbe in September of 2011. Mr. Labbe's body was found inside his workshop at 761 Texas Hill Road, Plymouth, New Hampshire on Thursday, September 8, 2011. His death was ruled a homicide as a result of gunshot wounds. A link to a photo of John Labbe is below for the public's reference.

The New Hampshire State Police and Plymouth Police Department continue to actively investigate Mr. Labbe's death, including following-up on numerous leads and tips. Nonetheless, the public's help is still needed. Anyone who may have knowledge of any circumstances surrounding John Labbe's death is urged to contact the New Hampshire State Police-Major Crime Unit at (603) 223-8826 or (603) 223-3856.

In addition, John Labbe's family has announced that they will be holding a press conference on Monday, July 22, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. at the Plymouth Police Department. The family is gathering at the Plymouth Police Department to announce their offering of a substantial reward for information that leads to the arrest and prosecution of the individual or individuals responsible for John Labbe's death.

Questions regarding this press release should be directed to Assistant Attorney General James C. Vara at (603) 271-3671. Questions regarding the family's press conference should be referred to the family's designated contact person: George Noyes -

Photograph of John Labbe

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