New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
November 23, 2018

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

Autopsy Results for Brandon Kluz 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 autopsy was conducted today on Brandon Kluz (age 23) by Chief Medical Examiner Jennie V. Duval. Dr. Duval determined that the cause of Mr. Kluz's death was a gunshot wound to the chest, and that the manner of death was homicide.

Bryson Peluso (age 27) has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder for recklessly causing Mr. Kluz's death. The investigation remains ongoing, and anyone with information about the incident is asked to call Sergeant Marc Beaudoin of the New Hampshire State Major Crime Unit at (603) 223-4381.

New Hampshire Department of Justice
33 Capitol Street | Concord, NH | 03301
Telephone: 603-271-3658