Suspicious death of Goffstown woman under investigation

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Yellow crime scene tape cordons off the 66 Rachael Circle home in Goffstown where New Hampshire State Police, Major Crime Unit, are investigating a suspicious death. (credit – Pat Grossmith)

GOFFSTOWN, N.H.A 72-year-old woman died in her Rachael Circle home from a single gunshot, according to the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office and investigators.

Police went to the home of Sally A. Miller at 66 Rachael Circle on Friday to check on her welfare and found her deceased.  An autopsy conducted Saturday determined she died of a single gunshot and that the manner of her death is a homicide.

Saturday afternoon, state police Major Crime Unit investigators were are at the scene of  Miller’s home which was cordoned off with yellow crime scene tape.

A sign post outside the Goffstown home indicates the family name is Miller. The town’s assessor database identifies the owner as Sally A. Miller (credit – Pat Grossmith)

Residents said Miller mainly kept to herself.  One neighbor, who declined to give her name, said she only knew her by sight and would wave to her when she was out in her yard.

The modular home is located at Medvil Cooperative, a 55 and older community with about 300 homes.  Neighbors said two communities— Medford Farms and Village at Glen Falls – combined to form the co-op.

One woman, who has lived there for 19 years, said the area is quiet and there has never been any crime, not even a burglary

“Nobody is saying anything, not even the police,” another woman said.  “It’s a shock because the place is so quiet.  It’s a big shock for everybody.”

The New Hampshire State Police Major Crime Unit truck, along with several other state police cars, was parked outside 66 Rachael Circle in Goffstown where an investigation is underway into a suspicious death. (credit – Pat Grossmith)

Authorities are asking for the public’s assistance with this case. Anyone with information about this homicide or Miller’s activities in the days prior to June 14, 2019, is asked to contact N.H. State Police Detective/Sergeant William Bright at (603) 223-4381, or call the Major Crime Unit Tip Line at (603) 628-8477.

Additional information will be released as it becomes available.

UPDATED – 3:39 P.M. 6/15/19