New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

Cold Case UnitRobert "Flippy" Heckbert

The 1988 unsolved homicide of Robert "Flippy" Heckbert.

photo of homide victim Robert 'Flippy' Heckbert

Year of Death or Disappearance: 1988

City/Town: Manchester

Status: Unsolved Homicide

On the morning of March 9, 1988 at 8:00 a.m., the Manchester Police discovered the body of Robert "Flippy" Heckbert, age 30, floating face down in the Merrimack River in Manchester, NH. An autopsy revealed that Robert died from a combination of a severe beating to the head and drowning.

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