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News Release

For Immediate Release
October 25, 2013

Jeffery A. Strelzin, Senior Assistant Attorney General
At the Attorney General's Office: (603) 271-3671
Via email:

Additional Information Regarding the Officer Involved Shooting Incident Involving the New Hampshire State Police on September 30, 2013

New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph A. Foster announces that additional information is available regarding the officer involved use of deadly force incident that occurred in Manchester, New Hampshire on September 30, 2013, and which resulted in the shooting death of Wendy Lawrence.

The final autopsy report has been received and details that Ms. Lawrence sustained four gunshot wounds, one of which was fatal. Ms. Lawrence also sustained a gunshot graze wound to the left jaw area and one of her left fingers. Toxicological testing was completed and reveals that Ms. Lawrence had a blood alcohol concentration of .182, and had marijuana, Oxycodone and Prozac in her bloodstream as well.

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