New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

Cold Case UnitRay Blanchette

The 1978 unsolved homicide of Ray Blanchette.

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Year of Death or Disappearance: 1978

City/Town: Manchester

Status: Unsolved Homicide

The Manchester Fire Department responded to a fire at 541-547 Chestnut Street on October 24, 1978. The State Fire Marshal determined that the fire was caused by arson. Ray Blanchette, age 51, and Pauline Miller, age 53, died of smoke inhalation in the fire.

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