AG: Woman Died of Gunshot at Rochester Storage Unit

Oct 8, 2018

Rochester police discovered a woman's body around midnight inside an open storage container. The AG has joined the suspicious death investigation.

The New Hampshire Attorney General's office and Rochester Police Department are investigating a suspicious death of a woman in Rochester around midnight Saturday. 

Police responding to an open storage unit at Rochester Self Storage on South Main Street found the woman, identified as 45-year-old Jessica Purslow, inside.

An autopsy exam performed Sunday concluded Purslow died of a single gunshot wound. 

The death remains under investigation.

(This article posted Sunday was updated Monday with results of the autopsy conducted by Chief Medical Examiner Jennie V. Duval.)

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