Manchester Homicide Investigation on Mammoth Rd

Released by:                 Michael A. Delaney, Attorney General
Subject:                        Manchester Homicide Investigation
Date:                            May 1, 2013
Release Time:               Immediate
Contact:                       Susan G. Morrell, Senior Assistant Attorney General
                                    (603) 231-1585
                                    Stacey P. Coughlin, Attorney
                                    At the Attorney General’s Office – (603) 271-3671
            New Hampshire Attorney General Michael A. Delaney and Manchester Police Chief David J. Mara announce that a homicide investigation is ongoing in Manchester today.  Manchester Police responded to a 911 call for service at 316 Mammoth Road, Unit 1, at approximately 4:54 this morning.  Police discovered the body of a deceased female, identified as Michelle Hogarty (46), at the residence.
John Hogarty (53), Michelle’s husband, has been arrested and charged with one count of First Degree Murder for causing the death of Michelle Hogarty by stabbing her.  John Hogarty will be arraigned in the 9th Circuit, Manchester District Court, at 11:00 am tomorrow morning.
The circumstances of Mrs. Hogarty’s death remain under investigation.  An autopsy is scheduled for tomorrow morning in Concord at the Medical Examiner’s Office.
If anyone has any information pertaining to this homicide, they should contact the Manchester Police Department at 603-668-8711 and ask for the Detective Bureau or the Manchester Crimeline at 603-624-4040.