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News Release

For Immediate Release
July 28, 2014

Jane E. Young, Associate Attorney General
(603) 545-9282

Arrest Made in Abigail Hernandez Kidnapping Case

New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph A. Foster, New Hampshire State Police Colonel Robert L. Quinn, Conway Police Chief Edward Wagner, FBI Supervisory Senior Resident Agent-in-Charge William Scott O'Donnell, and Carroll County Attorney Robin Gordon announce that an arrest has been made in the Abigail Hernandez kidnapping case.

Nathaniel E. Kibby (age 34) of 4 Brookside Drive, Gorham, New Hampshire, has been arrested and charged with one count of felony kidnapping for knowingly confining Abigail Hernandez on October 9, 2013, in Conway, New Hampshire, with a purpose to commit an offense against her.

The arrest was made at about 12:04 p.m., today without incident at Kibby's residence in Gorham.

Over the course of the past week, law enforcement officers have worked around the clock to ascertain the facts and circumstances surrounding Abigail's disappearance and return. Abigail Hernandez provided the police with details of her kidnapping sufficient to warrant today's arrest.

Kibby will be arraigned tomorrow at 1:00 p.m., at the 3rd Circuit, District Division, Conway District Court, in Conway, New Hampshire. A press briefing will be held at the Conway Police Department after that arraignment. No further information will be released until the arraignment in Court tomorrow.

Anyone with information regarding Nathaniel E. Kibby and any activity at his residence since October 9, 2013, is urged to contact the State Police at 603-271-3636 or the Conway Police at 603-356-5715.

Booking photo of Nathaniel Kibby:

Booking photo of Nathaniel Kibby

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