Authorities identify man, woman who died in murder-suicide in New Hampshire

NEW LONDON, NH — New Hampshire officials identify the man and woman who died in a murder-suicide inside their New London home on Tuesday.

Peggy Brown, 73, and Douglas Lyon, 78, were found dead inside their Shaker Road home just after 1:30 p.m. on Tuesday. Officials said Ms. Brown and Mr. Lyon were domestic partners who lived together.

Attorney General John Formella said Lyon shot and killed Brown at their home and then shot and killed himself, officials said. An autopsy showed that Brown had been shot three times ruling her death a homicide, officials said.

Officials said Brown and Lyon were domestic partners who lived together.

The attorney general’s office said the investigation is ongoing, but no additional information is expected to be released.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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