New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

Cold Case UnitCarl Robert Hina

The 1989 solved homcide of Carl Robert Hina.

photo showing homcide victim Carl Robert Hina.

Year of Death or Disappearance: 1989

City/Town: Keene

Status: Solved

Carl Robert Hina, age 49, and his wife, Lori Michelle Hina, age 26, and their four-month-old daughter, Lillian Marie Hina, died in an arson fire at 88 High Street, in Keene, on January 14, 1989. Carl's twelve-year-old daughter, Sara Jean Hina, also died in the fire. The fire was reported at 2:25 a.m. on January 14. Initially, the fire was believed to be accidentally caused by smoking materials. However, subsequent investigation determined that this was inconsistent with the scene. Other details in the investigation also emerged that suggest this fire was intentionally set.

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Additional Photos:

photo showing homicide victim Lori Hina

Lori Hina

photo showing homicide victim Sara Hina

Sara Hina

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