New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
February 20, 2019

Kate Spiner, Director of Communications
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Susan G. Morrell, Senior Assistant Attorney General
Cold Case Unit
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Closure and Resolution of the 1966 Homicide of Everett Delano in Andover, New Hampshire as Solved

Concord, NH – Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald and New Hampshire State Police Colonel Christopher J. Wagner, announce that the New Hampshire Cold Case Unit has solved the 1966 Homicide of Everett Delano. Mr. Delano (age 49) was fatally shot during a robbery of Sanborn's Garage in Andover, New Hampshire on September 1, 1966.

The investigation has determined that Mr. Thomas Cass, now deceased, of Orleans, Vermont, shot and killed Mr. Delano in 1966, while engaged in a robbery of Sanborn's Garage.

The attached report summarizes the initial investigation into Mr. Delano's murder and the re-investigation of the case by the New Hampshire Cold Case Unit beginning in 2013.

As a result of Mr. Cass's death, no criminal charges will be brought and the case will be closed.

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