Concord, NH – New Hampshire Attorney General John M. Formella, New Hampshire State
Police Colonel Nathan Noyes and Bedford Police Chief John J. Bryfonski announce additional information regarding the two homicides in Bedford, New Hampshire.
As previously disclosed, upon arriving at the Country Inn and Suites in Bedford on August 21,
2021, police officers found two deceased males—one in the lobby of the hotel and another in one
of the hotel guest rooms. Nathan Cashman (age 28), of Manchester was found deceased in the
lobby area of the hotel. David Hanford (age 60), of Seaside Height, New Jersey, was found
deceased in one of the hotel guest rooms.
Deputy Chief Medical Examiner Mitchell Weinberg conducted autopsies on Mr. Cashman and
Dr. Weinberg has determined that Mr. Cashman’s cause of death was multiple
chop wounds of the head, neck and body. Dr. Weinberg concluded that the manner of Mr.
Cashman’s death is homicide.
Dr. Weinberg also determined that Mr. Hanford’s cause of death was ligature strangulation and the manner of his death is homicide.
Mr. Luckey has been arrested for these murders and is currently being held at the Hillsborough
County House of Corrections on preventative detention.
The investigation into this matter is active and ongoing and no further information is expected to
be released at this time.