N.H. Man Charged With Killing Wife in Derry Home

Aug 10, 2019

Derry, N.H.
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Law enforcement officials have charged a 79-year-old man in the shooting death of his wife in Derry, New Hampshire.

Police responding to a 911 call early Saturday found the body of 74-year-old Ellen Munstis, along with her husband. Police say Roderick Munstis was the one who called 911.

Roderick Munstis was arrested on charges of knowing and reckless second-degree murder, and is being held while awaiting arraignment on Monday.

An autopsy is scheduled for Sunday.


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(This post was updated with new information from the Attorney General's office.)