New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

Cold Case UnitDoris Bean

The 1995 unsolved homicide of Doris Bean.

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Year of Death or Disappearance: 1995

City/Town: Hudson

Status: Unsolved Homicide

On November 11, 1995, Doris Bean, age 81, and her sister Loretta Allen, age 76, were killed in their home at 163 Central Street in Hudson, NH during a burglary of the home. The perpetrators wore masks during the home invasion. Doris and Loretta were both severely beaten. In addition, Doris was stabbed during the attack. Although Charles Dorval, Jr. was convicted of first degree murder for killing Loretta Allen, it is believed that Dorval did not act alone and that someone else killed Doris Bean.

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