New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
July 27, 2019

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

Peter Hinckley, Senior Assistant Attorney General
peter.hinckley@doj.nh.gov | (603) 657-4904

Jesse O'Neil, Assistant Attorney General

Update on Suspicious Death in Concord, New Hampshire

Concord, NH – Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald and Concord Police Chief Bradley Osgood announce further information in connection with the investigation into the death of Marshall John Villeneuve (age 64) in Concord.

Early this morning on July 28, 2019, police in Methuen, Massachusetts located Joseph King Hanright (age 29), who has been identified as a person of interest in the investigation into Mr. Villenueve's death. Mr. Hanright is currently in custody on various Methuen charges, as well as a fugitive from justice charge for a New Hampshire matter unrelated to the investigation into Mr. Villenueve's death.

The investigation into the circumstances surrounding Mr. Villeneuve's death is ongoing. Anyone who may have information is asked to call Lieutenant Sean Ford of the Concord Police Department at (603) 225-8600 or the Concord Regional Crimeline at (603) 226-3100.

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