New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
October 24, 2022

Contact:
Michael S. Garrity, Director of Communications
michael.s.garrity@doj.nh.gov | (603) 931-9375

Benjamin J. Agati, Senior Assistant Attorney General
Benjamin.J.Agati@doj.nh.gov | (603) 271-3671

Jesse O'Neill, Senior Assistant Attorney General
Jesse.ONeill@doj.nh.gov | (603) 931-0953

Adam Montgomery Arrested for the Murder of Harmony Montgomery in 2019

Concord, NH – Attorney General John M. Formella and Manchester Police Chief Allen D. Aldenberg announce that on October 24, 2022, Adam Montgomery, age 32, of Manchester, was arrested for the murder of Harmony Montgomery in 2019 and other related charges.

Adam Montgomery is being charged with the following four crimes:

  1. Second degree murder for recklessly causing the death of Harmony Montgomery, a person under 13 years of age, under circumstances manifesting an extreme indifference to the value of human life, by repeated striking Harmony Montgomery in the head with a closed fist, in Manchester on or about December 7, 2019;
  2. Falsifying physical evidence for purposely altering, destroying, concealing, or removing the body of Harmony Montgomery with a purpose to impair its verity or availability in an official proceeding or investigation, in Manchester between approximately December 7, 2019, and March 4, 2020;
  3. Abuse of corpse for purposely and unlawfully removing, concealing or destroying the corpse of Harmony Montgomery or any part thereof, in Manchester between approximately December 7, 2019, and March 4, 2020; and
  4. Tampering with witnesses or informants for purposely attempting to induce or otherwise cause Kayla Montgomery to testify or inform falsely, in Manchester between approximately December 7, 2019, and January 4, 2022.

Adam Montgomery is expected to be arraigned on these charges in the Hillsborough County Superior Court – Northern District in Manchester, New Hampshire, on October 25, 2022.

The Manchester Police Department continues to investigate the murder of Harmony Montgomery. If you have any information about the location of Harmony's remains or the circumstances of her murder, please call or text the 24-hour tip line dedicated to Harmony Montgomery at 603-203-6060.

The charges and allegations against Adam Montgomery are merely accusations, and he is presumed innocent unless and until proven guilty.

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