New HampshireDepartment of JusticeOffice of the Attorney General

News Release

For Immediate Release
February 29, 2024

Michael S. Garrity, Director of Communications | (603) 931-9375

Statement on Guilty Verdicts in Keville Murder Trial

Concord, NH – Attorney General John M. Formella issues the following statement following today’s verdict finding Craig Keville guilty of two counts of First Degree Murder for the purposeful murders of Holly Banks and Keith LaBelle; a finding of guilty on three charges of Falsifying Physical Evidence, for disposing of the handgun used in the murders, as well as a handgun case and paperwork. Additionally, the jury found Mr. Keville Guilty of a charge of Simple Assault against Holly Banks.

“Today’s verdict delivers justice for Holly Banks and Keith LaBelle, and our hearts go out to their families and all those who knew and loved them. I extend my sincere thanks to our trial team, the New Hampshire State Police, and the Gorham Police Department for their tireless and excellent work on this case. The State should be proud that we have such excellent and dedicated professionals working to keep New Hampshire citizens safe.”

New Hampshire Department of Justice
1 Granite Place South | Concord, NH | 03301
Telephone: 603-271-3658