New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
July 25, 2019

Contact:
Kate Spiner, Director of Communications
kate.spiner@doj.nh.gov | 603-573-6103

Benjamin J. Agati, Senior Assistant Attorney General
benjamin.agati@doj.nh.gov | (603) 419-0124

Scott Chase, Assistant Attorney General

Autopsy Results in Manchester Homicide of Jennifer Burpee Death in Manchester, New Hampshire

Concord, NH – Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald and Manchester Police Chief Carlo T. Capano announce that the autopsy has been completed for Ms. Jennifer Burpee (age 45) who was found deceased in her Manchester, New Hampshire apartment on Tuesday, July 23, 2019.

New Hampshire Chief Medical Examiner Jennie V. Duval has determined that the cause of Ms. Burpee's death is blunt head trauma. The manner of her death is homicide. As used by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, homicide is defined as the killing of one person by another.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Manchester Police Department Detective Unit at (603) 668-8711.

New Hampshire Department of Justice
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