Investigation continues into Concord double homicide

Law enforcement officials searched through the woods Saturday behind Portsmouth Street in Concord, where an elderly couple was found dead Thursday.More than two dozen officers from Concord Police Department, New Hampshire State Police and New Hampshire Fish and Game combed through the wooded area where Stephen and Djeswende Reid were found.The attorney general’s office said at a news conference Friday, the husband and wife were shot multiple times. Officials said they believe the Reids left their Alton Woods apartment Monday afternoon for a walk. Concord resident Don Jewel said the situation is disturbing. “I’m 61, and I can’t recall this happening ever,” Jewel said. “We often think of Concord as being a safe community.”WMUR spoke with the couple’s son, who said the family has no further comment at this time. Investigators did not provide an update on the case Saturday.”We have no specific information that would lead us to believe that the public in general is at any risk,” Senior Assistant Attorney General Geoffrey Ward said Friday. “That being said, be vigilant. Take your normal daily precautions. The Concord police will continue to be vigilant with patrols.”Anyone with information on the case can call Concord police at 603-225-8600.

Law enforcement officials searched through the woods Saturday behind Portsmouth Street in Concord, where an elderly couple was found dead Thursday.

More than two dozen officers from Concord Police Department, New Hampshire State Police and New Hampshire Fish and Game combed through the wooded area where Stephen and Djeswende Reid were found.

The attorney general’s office said at a news conference Friday, the husband and wife were shot multiple times. Officials said they believe the Reids left their Alton Woods apartment Monday afternoon for a walk.

Concord resident Don Jewel said the situation is disturbing.

“I’m 61, and I can’t recall this happening ever,” Jewel said. “We often think of Concord as being a safe community.”

WMUR spoke with the couple’s son, who said the family has no further comment at this time.

Investigators did not provide an update on the case Saturday.

“We have no specific information that would lead us to believe that the public in general is at any risk,” Senior Assistant Attorney General Geoffrey Ward said Friday. “That being said, be vigilant. Take your normal daily precautions. The Concord police will continue to be vigilant with patrols.”

Anyone with information on the case can call Concord police at 603-225-8600.

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