New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
November 22, 2018

Peter Hinckley, Senior Assistant Attorney General
(603) 657-4904

Suspicious Death in Amherst, New Hampshire

Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald, New Hampshire State Police Colonel Christopher J. Wagner, and Amherst Police Chief Mark O. Reams announce that an investigation is currently ongoing into a suspicious death of an adult male in Amherst. The investigation is being conducted by the Attorney General's Office, in conjunction with the State Police Major Crime Unit and the Amherst Police Department.

Identification of the deceased individual is being withheld until his next of kin can be notified. An autopsy will be performed Friday morning by the New Hampshire Chief Medical Examiner's Office.

There is no evidence to suggest that there is a threat to the general public. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Sergeant Mark Beaudoin of the New Hampshire State Major Crime Unit at (603) 223-4381.

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