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News Release

For Immediate Release
April 17, 2014

Jeffery A. Strelzin, Senior Assistant Attorney General
(603) 271-3671
John J. Kennedy, Attorney

March 27, 2014 Fire in Seabrook, New Hampshire

New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph A. Foster, State Police Colonel Robert L. Quinn, State Fire Marshal J. William Degnan, and Seabrook Police Chief Lee Bitomske, report that additional information is available regarding a fire that occurred in Seabrook, New Hampshire on March 27, 2014.

On Thursday, March 27, 2014, shortly after 10 a.m., Seabrook fire fighters responded to 50 B Street in Seabrook. Once there, they worked to bring a fire under control in a mobile home at that location. During that process, they discovered the body of an adult inside a bedroom in the home.

On March 28, 2014, the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner conducted an autopsy of the deceased. That deceased person was eventually identified as John Clifford, age 67. To date, none of Mr. Clifford's relatives have been located. Anyone with information about Mr. Clifford or his next of kin is encouraged to contact State Police Detective/Sergeant Joseph Ebert at (603) 271-2663.

The circumstances that led to the fire and Mr. Clifford's death remain under investigation.

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