Former NH Gov. Stephen Merrill has passed away, family says

CONCORD, N.H. — Former New Hampshire Governor Stephen Merrill has died, according to a statement from Gov. Chris Sununu.

All flags in the Granite State were ordered to half staff Saturday in honor of the late governor.

His family released a statement announced the death of the former attorney general and governor.

According to the family, Merrill passed away “peacefully at his home with his family.”