New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
October 8, 2018

Kate Spiner, Director of Communications

Geoffrey W.R. Ward, Senior Assistant Attorney General
Chief, Criminal Justice Bureau
(603) 545-1737

Autopsy Results for Jessica Purslow

Concord, NH – New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald and Rochester Police Chief Paul Toussaint announce additional information concerning the discovery of Jessica Purslow, age 45, deceased inside an open storage unit in Rochester, New Hampshire.

New Hampshire Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Jennie V. Duval conducted an autopsy on Ms. Purslow on October 7, 2018 and determined that the cause of Ms. Purslow's death was a single gunshot wound and the manner of death is pending further investigation.

Anyone who was in the area of Rochester Self Storage this past weekend or who has any information regarding this incident to include the recent whereabouts and activities of Ms. Purslow is asked to contact Detective Pat Emerson at the Rochester Police Department at (603) 330-7128.

New Hampshire Department of Justice
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