Missing New Hampshire couple found murdered in Concord

New Hampshire police have not named a suspect after a couple was found shot to death on a walking trail several days after they went missing.

The bodies of Stephen Reid, 67, and Djeswende Reid, 66, were discovered Thursday along the Broken Ground Trails with multiple gunshot wounds. Their deaths have been ruled homicides and police are unsure of the motive.

“Anyone who saw the Reids that Monday afternoon, anyone who walked those trails, anyone with information related to their disappearance or death should contact the Concord Police Department,” said Geoffrey Ward, the deputy attorney general. principal, during a press conference. conference.

Authorities know the couple left their Alton Woods apartment before 2:30 p.m. local time “for a walk that took them to the Broken Ground Trails area. Family and friends did not see or hear from them after that.”

Easter Sunday was the last time loved ones saw the Reids. Family members last spoke to the couple on Monday and reported them missing on Wednesday when they failed to show up for a weekly tennis match.

The Concord area of ​​New Hampshire is considered “one of the safest cities in the safest states,” according to Concord Police Chief Bradley Osgood.

Crime statistics from the Concord Police Department show that the city reported a total of eight murders between 2016 and 2020.

“We do not have specific information that would lead us to believe that the general public is at risk,” Ward said. “That said, stay tuned. Take your normal daily precautions. Concord Police will continue to be vigilant with patrols.”

Investigators are asking anyone with homes or businesses near the walking trails to review their surveillance footage to see if the Reids were caught on video.

The investigation is still ongoing.




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