New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
November 17, 2019

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

Heather Cherniske, Assistant Attorney General
heather.cherniske@doj.nh.gov | 973-610 4741

Scott Chase, Assistant Attorney General

Update on Suspicious Deaths in Hillsboro, New Hampshire

Concord, NH – Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald, New Hampshire State Police Colonel Christopher J. Wagner, and Hillsboro Police Chief David Roarick announce further information regarding the ongoing suspicious death investigation in Hillsboro, New Hampshire.

This morning officers from the Hillsboro Police Department responded to 45 Bridge Street, apartment #1 in Hillsboro. On arrival, officers found inside the apartment a deceased juvenile female, identified as Makenzie Deuse, 4 months, and her deceased father, identified as Miles Deuse, age 39.

At this time, it appears that all involved parties have been identified and there is no threat to the public stemming from this incident.

We expect that additional information will be released following the autopsies, which are scheduled for Monday, November 18, 2019.

Anyone who believes they may have information about the incident is asked to contact New Hampshire State Police Sergeant Stephen Sloper at (603) 628-8477.

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