New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
January 31, 2017

Geoffrey W.R. Ward, Assistant Attorney General
(603) 545-1737

Autopsy Results from Farmington Death

New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph A. Foster, New Hampshire State Police Colonel Christopher J. Wagner, and Farmington Police Chief John Drury announce that the autopsies have been completed on the deceased adult females discovered at 979 Meaderboro Road in Farmington on Sunday, January 29, 2017.

The individuals have been identified as Christine Sullivan, age 48 and Jenna Pellegrini, age 32.

Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Thomas A. Andrew has determined that cause of Sullivan's death was multiple stab wounds; as well as blunt impact injuries and the manner of Sullivan's death was homicide.

Dr. Andrew has also determined that the cause of Pellegrini's death was multiple stab wounds and the manner of Pellegrini's death was homicide.

The investigation into the homicides began on Sunday, January 29, 2017, when the Farmington Police responded to an emergency call at 979 Meaderboro Road in Farmington at approximately 3:00 a.m. During that response, the bodies of Sullivan and Pellegrini were discovered at the residence.

The investigation into the circumstances surrounding Sullivan's and Pellegrini's deaths remains active and ongoing. Anyone with information about the whereabouts of the victims in the days leading up to January 29th or regarding the facts or circumstances of the murders is asked to contact Sgt. Brian Strong of the New Hampshire State Police at 603-223-4381.

New Hampshire Department of Justice
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