New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
October 25, 2021

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

Autopsy Results for Suspicious Death in Manchester, New Hampshire

Concord, NH – Attorney General John M. Formella and Manchester Police Chief Allen D. Aldenberg announce that this morning Deputy Chief Medical Examiner Mitchell Weinberg conducted an autopsy on Thamba Mbungu (age 20), whose body was found at Derryfield Park on the morning of October 24, 2021. Dr. Weinberg determined that the cause of Mr. Mbungu's death was a gunshot wound to the back, and that the manner of death is homicide.

Mr. Mbungu's death is under active investigation, and anyone with information regarding the matter is encouraged to contact detectives at the Manchester Police Department at (603) 668-8711.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available, while protecting the integrity of the investigation.

New Hampshire Department of Justice
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