Death Investigation After Body Found Floating in Piscataqua River

Print More

NEWINGTON, N.H. – One person is deceased, and a death investigation is underway in Newington.

Just before 5 p.m. Friday, May 3, 2024, the Newington Police Department notified the Marine Patrol unit of the New Hampshire State Police that a deceased person could be seen in the Piscataqua River, around Fox Point Road and Windswept Way, in Newington. Members of Marine Patrol, Troop A, and the Newington Fire Department responded.

The body of a deceased adult male was recovered by first responders. The body was then transported for examination by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner to confirm identity, along with cause and manner of death.

While the investigation is ongoing, evidence recovered indicates the death is not suspicious in nature and there is no threat to the public.

Anyone who has information that may assist in the investigation is asked to contact Marine Patrol Sgt. Nicholas Haroutunian at (603) 227-2112 or via email at, or call State Police dispatch at (603) 846-3333.

No further information is available at this time.

Comments are closed.