New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
July 15, 2020

Kate Giaquinto, Director of Communications | 603-573-6103

Peter Hinckley, Senior Assistant Attorney General | 603-657-4904 /

Autopsy Results in Manchester, New Hampshire Suspicious Death Investigation

Concord, NH – Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald and Manchester Police Chief Carlo T. Capano announce that an autopsy was conducted on Jaden Connor (age 17) of Manchester, who was found deceased following a shooting on Central Street between Beech Street and Maple Street in Manchester on the evening of July 14, 2020.

New Hampshire Associate Medical Examiner Dr. Christine James has determined that the cause of Mr. Connor's death was a gunshot wound to the trunk and the manner of death was homicide. As used by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner, homicide is defined as the killing of one person by another.

The Manchester Police Department is actively investigating the incident, including the potential of a self-defense claim. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Manchester Police Department Detective Unit at (603) 668-8711.

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