Man kills estranged wife, 3 young children in jealous rage

October 19, 1991 Concord, New Hampshire James Colbert strangles his estranged wife and smothers their three young daughters Colbert and his wife, Mary Jayne Jenovese, had married three years before the murders, though their marriage became strained almost immediately. In August of 1991, Jenovese reported Colbert had cut her with a razor blade. Colbert allegedly…

Bear Brook murders

November 10, 1985 Allenstown, New Hampshire The first two bodies of murder victims are found stuffed in a steel drum in Bear Brook State Park The first victims, an adult woman and a young girl, were found by a hunter. Their bodies were wrapped in plastic and autopsies revealed they had died from blunt force…

Teen raped, murdered by grand-uncle

October 25, 1872 Northwood, New Hampshire 13-year-old Georgianna Lovering is raped and murdered by her great-uncle Franklin Evans was staying with his sister and her husband in Northwood at the same time the couple's granddaughter was visiting. During this time, Evans made "improper advances" on his teenaged grandniece. He also set up traps in the…