New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

Cold Case UnitJoseph Furando

The 1979 unsolved homicide of Joseph Furando.

photo of homicide victim Joseph Furando.

Year of Death or Disappearance: 1979

City/Town: Kensington

Status: Unsolved Homicide

Joseph V. Furando, age 39, of Gilford, CT, was on a business trip in New Hampshire in May 1979. He was last seen in Newton, MA, on May 16, 1979 and had reservations at the Holiday Inn in Portsmouth, NH, for later that evening. Joseph's body was found on Brewer Road just off of Route 150 in Kensington, NH, on May 17, 1979. He was lying approximately 20 feet from his vehicle. An autopsy revealed that he died as a result of a gunshot wound to the head.

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