New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
June 16, 2017

Jeffrey A. Strelzin, Senior Assistant Attorney General
Chief, Homicide Unit
NH Attorney's General's Office (603) 271-3671
Jason A. Casey, Assistant Attorney General

Additional information regarding June 15, 2017, officer involved shooting incident in Newton, New Hampshire

Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald and New Hampshire State Police Colonel Christopher J. Wagner announce that additional information is available regarding a fatal officer-involved shooting incident involving Massachusetts State Troopers that occurred on June 15, 2017, in Newton, New Hampshire.

The deceased suspect has been identified as Michael Brown (age 40), of Presque Isle, Maine. An autopsy is expected today, which will determine Brown's exact cause and manner of death.

The investigation is active and ongoing. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact New Hampshire State Police Headquarters at (603) 223-4381.

New Hampshire Department of Justice
1 Granite Place South | Concord, NH | 03301
Telephone: 603-271-3658