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  • Grand jury indicts Canterbury man accused in mother'...

    Monday Oct 1 | via Concord Monitor 

    Phillip Nash, 21, faces alternative counts of second-degree murder stemming from the fatal stabbing of his mother, Frances Nash, 51, of Chichester, whose body was recovered by investigators from a swamp in May. Frances Nash, a former librarian in Loudon, was last heard from May 17. She was reported missing two days later. The New Hampshire attorney general's office charged Phillip Nash with murder in June - a month after his mother's body and her abandoned 2011 Mercury Mariner were found in Canterbury.

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    Related Topix: Canterbury, NH, Chichester, NH, Loudon, NH

  • Competency hearing scheduled for Canterbury murder s...

    Saturday Sep 22 | via Concord Monitor 

    A Canterbury man accused of fatally stabbing his mother is scheduled to appear in court next month for a hearing to determine his mental competency to stand trial. Phillip Nash, 21, is being held without bail on a charge of second-degree murder stemming from the homicide of his mother, Frances Nash, 51, of Chichester, whose body was recovered by investigators from a swamp in May. Defense attorney Emma Sisti filed a motion under seal this summer asking a Merrimack County Superior Court judge to order a mental health evaluation for Nash.

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  • Police say Epsom man surrendered - peacefully' follo...

    Sep 6, 2018 | via Concord Monitor 

    A 63-year-old Epsom man suspected of swallowing a bottle of prescription pills before driving erratically on Route 28 was taken to the hospital Thursday after police followed him for 14 miles. Epsom police Chief Wayne Preve, the officer who pursued the man before shutting off his flashing lights and following him, declined to identify the suspect, adding that no one was hurt.

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