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Date of Discovery: August 7, 1969
Location of Discovery: Salem, Rockingham County, New Hampshire
Estimated Date of Death: 7 days prior
State of Remains: Not recognizable - Decomposing/putrefaction
Cause of Death: Gunshot wounds to head, torso and chest.
** Listed information is approximate
Estimated Age: 20-40 years old
Height: 5'10" to 6'0"
Weight: 225 lbs.
Hair Color: Unknown
Eye Color: Unknown
Distinguishing Marks/Features: Metal rod and screws in right upper leg.
DNA: Sample available - Not yet submitted.
Clothing & Personal Items
Clothing: T-shirt with "Bradlees Superstore" on the front.
Additional Personal Items: Unknown
A road work crew discovered the decedent's body in a water-filled pit on the side of I-93 between exits 1 and 2 - the Pelham Road exit ramp and Rockingham Boulevard. The victim was shot four times - twice in the head, once in the torso and once in the neck. The body was supine and partially submerged.
The victim is buried in Pine Grove Cemetery. The body was exhumed in December 2012 in order to obtain a DNA sample. The case is active.
If you have any information about this case please contact;
Agency Name: Salem Police Department
Agency Contact Person: Detective Michael D. White
Agency Phone Number: 603-890-2383
Agency Name: New Hampshire State Police
Agency Contact Person: Cold Case Unit
Agency Phone Number: 603-271-2663 or 603-271-1255
Agency Case Number: 456-12
NCIC Case Number: N/A
NamUs Case Number: UP #11159
Former Hot Case Number: 1906
Please refer to this number when contacting any agency with information regarding this case.
New Hampshire State Police Cold Case Unit
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