New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

Cold Case UnitMichael Kierstead

The 1986 unsolved homicide of Michael Kierstead.

photo of homicide victim Michael Kierstead.

Year of Death or Disappearance: 1986

City/Town: Milford

Status: Unsolved Homicide

Michael Kierstead, age 25, of Greenville, NH was last seen after he withdrew money from the Indian Head Bank in Wilton, NH at approximately 4:00 p.m. On September 4, 1986 Kierstead was seen getting into a blue sedan on Main Street in Wilton, NH. There were two other men in the vehicle. The operator of the vehicle was described by a witness as a white male, approximately 18-20 years old, clean cut, with short dark hair. Michael was found stabbed to death in a sand pit off North River Road, in Milford, NH on September 5, 1986.

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