Two identified in Oct. 25 Lincoln murder-suicide

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Screenshot 2014-10-29 at 10.32.12 PMNew Hampshire Attorney General Joseph A. Foster, State Police Colonel Robert L. Quinn, and Lincoln Police Chief Ted Smith announce that autopsies have been completed on the the two people found dead in Lincoln on Oct. 25 in an apparent murder suicide.

Dead are Douglas Marsden, 48, of Lincoln, New Hampshire, and Taylor Lessard, 26, of Manchester, New Hampshire.

Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Thomas A. Andrew has determined the cause of Douglas Marsden’s death was a single gunshot wound, and his manner of death was suicide.  Dr. Andrew also determined that the cause of Taylor Lessard’s death was multiple gunshot wounds, and the manner of death was homicide.

The investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deaths is ongoing.


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