New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
August 30, 2020

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

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

Joseph Cherniske, Attorney

Additional Information on Homicide in Rochester, New Hampshire

Concord, NH – New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald and Rochester Police Chief Paul Toussaint announce further details concerning a homicide in Rochester, New Hampshire early this morning.

At approximately 3:14 a.m., Rochester Police received a 911 phone call directing them to 64 Monroe Drive, Apt. 1 for a reported shooting. Inside, officers discovered Michael Mowry, age 19, deceased inside his bedroom. An autopsy has been scheduled for 9:00 a.m. tomorrow.

The Rochester Police Department is actively investigating the incident. Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call the Rochester Police Department Crimeline at (603) 335-6500. Callers may leave tips anonymously.

No further information is expected for release until after autopsy results are known sometime tomorrow afternoon. Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

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