New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

Cold Case UnitUnidentified Male

The 1969 unsolved homicide of an unidentified male.

coposite of unidentified male

Facial Reconstruction Photo

Year of Death or Disappearance: 1969

City/Town: Salem

Status: Unsolved Homicide

An unidentified white male was found on the side of I-93 between the Pelham Road exit ramp and Rockingham Boulevard in Salem, NH, on August 7, 1969. The victim was shot four times, twice in the head, once in the torso and once in the neck. The victim was between 28 and 40 years old, 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighed about 225 pounds. The victim was in a state of decomposition when he was discovered by a road work crew in a water-filled pit on the side of the road.

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December 3, 2013 News Release Regarding Additional Information Available Portable Document Format Symbol

Additional photos of victim's facial reconstruction:

Salem unidentified male, side view
Salem unidentified male, color

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