Police: NH woman missing for a year found dead, case ruled homicide

GRAFTON, N.H. — The remains of a 26-year-old woman reported missing last year have been found and authorities are now investigating her death as a homicide.

Trish Haynes was last seen in the Grafton/Danbury, New Hampshire area in May or June 2018, New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon MacDonald said in a statement Wednesday.

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During a monthslong investigation into her disappearance, human remains were found in Grafton, New Hampshire, MacDonald said.

An autopsy was conducted on the remains, which were identified as Haynes.

New Hampshire Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Jennie Duval determined that Haynes was the victim of a homicide.

The circumstances surrounding Haynes’s death are still being actively investigated.

Anyone with information about Haynes is asked to contact the New Hampshire State Police at 603-223-4381.