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  • Jeffrey Hastings

Deceased Man In His Twenties Found Outside On Laurel Street

Manchester Fire and AMR ambulance were dispatched to the area of 120 Laurel Street, behind the Frances Ward House for an unresponsive person Friday at 12:47 p.m.


Firefighters arrived at the scene and found a person who was deceased behind some bushes in a small park behind the address.


Manchester police officers and detectives were on scene and a medical examiner arrived at the location. After a short investigation at the scene, Phaneuf's funeral home arrived and removed the body.


Thirty minutes prior to the fire and EMS dispatch, Manchester Police had been dispatched to the area for drug activity according to the police log. A short time after that they were also dispatched to check on the condition of a person. It is unknown if this was related to the person found deceased.





MPD Spokesperson Heather Hamel confirmed that a male between the ages of 20 and 30 years old was found deceased. Police do not consider the death suspicious. However, the final cause and manner of death will be determined by the Office of The NH Chief Medical Examiner.


Earlier in the month, a deceased male was found near Depot Street near the railroad tracks. That death was also considered non-suspicious by Manchester Police.


On Thursday in Bow, NH a deceased female was found by people fishing in the Merrimack River. NH Marine Patrol said that the death appears to be drowning but autopsy results are not yet available.


In Nashua last Friday a deceased male was found in a wooded area near the Veteran’s Memorial Parkway.








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