For Immediate Release
November 18, 2023
Concord, NH – Attorney General John M. Formella and New Hampshire State Police Colonel Mark B. Hall announce that an autopsy was completed today on the body of New Hampshire Department of Safety Security Officer Bradley Haas (age 63), former Chief of Police in Franklin, New Hampshire. Chief Haas was shot and killed at the New Hampshire Hospital while on duty on November 17, 2023. Additionally, an autopsy was conducted on the body of John Madore (age 33), the suspect in the homicide of Chief Haas. Mr. Madore was shot and killed by a New Hampshire State Trooper working at the New Hampshire Hospital immediately following the shooting of Chief Haas.
The autopsies were conducted by Deputy Chief Medical Examiner, Dr. Mitchell Weinberg.
Dr. Weinberg determined that the cause of Chief Haas’s death was multiple gunshot wounds, and that the manner of his death was homicide.
Dr. Weinberg determined that the cause of Mr. Madore’s death was multiple gunshot wounds, and that the manner of his death was homicide.
The investigation into the homicide of Chief Haas, as well as the officer-involved shooting of Mr. Madore, continues. The identity of the Trooper involved will not be disclosed until a formal interview has occurred. This further information will be provided when it becomes available.
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