ME Man Brendan Louis Provencal ID’d As Victim In Sunday NH Fatal Motorcycle Crash

GRAFTON COUNTY, NH. (THECOUNT) — Brendan Louis Provencal, of Lisbon Falls, Maine, has been identified as the victim in a Sunday fatal single-motorcycle crash in Grafton County, New Hampshire.

Provencal, 29, was killed Sunday in a single-motorcycle crash near Ossipee.

According to reports, Provencal was operating a Ninja Motorcycle on AR-16 near Wentworth, when for unknown reasons, he lost control of the bike, crossed centerlines and exited the roadway on Sunday.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: Grafton County is a county in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. As of the 2010 census, the population was 89,118. Its county seat is North Haverhill, a village within the town of Haverhill. Until 1972, the county courthouse and other offices were in downtown Woodsville, a larger village within the town of Haverhill – Wikipedia.

3 Alarm Blaze Reported Tuesday Morning At NH Westin Element Hanover In Lebanon

LEBANON, NH. (THECOUNT) — Crews are battling a three-alarm fire at the new Element Hotel by Westin in Lebanon Tuesday morning.

Officials responded to reports of a structure fire on Foothill Street early Tuesday morning.

The hotel is less than a mile from Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center, reports WMUR.

Police have not confirmed any injuries.

It’s unclear how the fire may have started.


Geo quick facts: Lebanon locally is the only city in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 13,151 at the 2010 census and an estimated 13,602 as of 2018. Lebanon is in western New Hampshire, south of Hanover, near the Connecticut River – Wikipedia.

NH Man Stephen Marshall Shot Dead In Ongoing Manchester Quality Inn Airport Police-Involved Standoff

MANCHESTER, NH. (THECOUNT) — Steve Marshall of Manchester, NH, has been identified as the suspect shot and killed Wednesday in an ongoing standoff at Quality Inn near the Manchester airport.

Marshall, 51, reportedly fired on police and federal drug agents Wednesday night at the lodge located on John E Devine Drive, in Manchester, NH.

Police returned fire and Marshall was struck by an unidentified Manchester police officer about 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at the rear of the Quality Inn.

Marshall was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of gunshot injuries.

As of Thursday morning, two other suspects remain barricaded in a hotel room and have fired multiple shots at police.

The outstanding suspects fired multiple shots at police throughout the night and early morning, according to the department. A SWAT team has attempted to flush out the suspects with chemical agents, but they have refused to exit the room.

“Manchester police officers were, for lack of a better term, attacked last night,” Manchester police Chief Carlo Capano said during an early morning news conference, according to the Manchester Union Leader. “It’s something we can’t tolerate; it’s something we won’t tolerate.”

No police officers were injured in the shooting.

A portion of the ordeal was caught on hotel security cameras, reports BangorDailyNews.

Guests were safely evacuated shortly after 10 p.m. Wednesday, police said.


Geo quick facts: Manchester is a city on the Merrimack River in southern New Hampshire. The Currier Museum of Art features works by major American and European artists. It also operates the Frank Lloyd Wright–designed Zimmerman House. In an old fabric mill, the Millyard Museum traces how the nearby Amoskeag Falls shaped the city and its textile industry. Trails in sprawling Derryfield Park lead to the 19th-century Weston Observatory – wikipedia.

MA Man Jeremy Keiran ID’d As Victim In Friday Franconia NH Fatal Skiing Accident

FRANCONIA, NH. (THECOUNT) — Jeremy Keiran has been identified as the skier killed Friday afternoon after colliding with another skier, Robert Slocum, on the slopes at a New Hampshire ski resort.

Keiran, 39, of Needham Heights, Massachusetts, was killed following a crash with fellow skier, Slocum, 48, of Newburyport, MA, while visiting Cannon Mountain Ski Resort in Franconia, N.H., according to New Hampshire State Police.

Slocum sustained serious but non-life-threatening injuries in the collision and is expected to recover.

He was transported to the Littleton Regional Hospital, reported BostonGlobe on Saturday.

Keiran was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Tragically, Keiran posted to Facebook just hours before being killed on the slopes:

Friends and family members took to social media to remember the beloved man:

Cathy Keiran via Facebook: “Oh my beautiful little boy, where was your helmet”

Geo quick facts: Franconia is a town in New Hampshire. It contains part of Franconia Notch State Park, in the White Mountain National Forest. In the park, Cannon Mountain features a ski area and an aerial tramway. At the tramway base, the New England Ski Museum traces the sport’s history. Nearby, Echo Lake has mountain views and a beach. In town, poet Robert Frost’s former home, the Frost Place, is now a museum – wikipedia.

Boston Neuroscientist Jeremy Ullmann ID’d As Victim Killed In 300′ NH Rock Climbing Fall

CAMPTON, NH. (THECOUNT) — Jeremy Ullmann, of Somerville, Massachusetts, a neuroscientist at Boston Children’s Hospital, has been identified as the victim killed in a fall while rock climbing Mount Washington, in New Hampshire.

The U.S. Forest Service says officials are investigating the death of the 37-year-old Mount Washington climber who was hiking up a snowy and icy area of the Northeast’s highest peak when he apparently slipped and fell more than 300 feet into a boulder-strewn area.

Frank Carus of the Mount Washington Avalanche Center tells New Hampshire Public Radio that Ullmann fell into a boulder field known as the Fan.

He said Ullmann had two ice axes, ‘‘one of which dragged quite well through the snow for a long distance.’’ Carus said Ullmann was an experienced rock climber and mountaineer, but ‘‘this was an accident that could have happened to anyone.’’ source

Geo quick facts: Campton is a town in Grafton County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 3,333 at the 2010 census. Campton, which includes the villages of Blair, Campton Hollow, Lower Campton and West Campton, is home to Blair State Forest and Livermore Falls State Forest – Wikipedia.

Recent Hillsboro-Deering HS Grad Arianna Theberge ID’d As Pedestrian Struck Thursday In Fatal NH Collision

HILLSBORO, NH. (THECOUNT) — Arianna Theberge has been identified as the young pedestrian involved in a fatal Hillsboro crash on Thursday.

Theberge, 20, was on-foot, attempting to cross at West Main Street & Hoyt Lane, in Hillsboro, NH, when she was struck by a passing pickup truck, according to WMUR.

The victim, a 2017 graduate of Hillsboro-Deering High School, was transported to an area hospital where she was later pronounced dead of multiple blunt force injuries consistent with the collision.

It is unclear if anyone was cited at the scene.

The crash remains under investigation.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident may contact police at 911.

Geo quick facts: Hillsborough, frequently spelled Hillsboro, is a town in Hillsborough County, New Hampshire, United States. The population was 6,011 at the 2010 census. The town is home to Fox State Forest and part of Low State Forest – Wikipedia.

Former MA Bradford Christian Academy Basketball Player Monytung Maker Arrested “AK-47, Handguns, Drugs” In NJ Vehicle

BERGEN COUNTY, NJ. (THECOUNT) — Cliffside Park Police say they have arrested a trio of young men after a Cliffside traffic stop yielded an AK-47 longarm rifle, two handguns and several rounds of hollow-point ammunition.

Monytung G. Maker, 21, of Manchester, NH, was a passenger in a pickup truck that was occupied by seven individuals when it was pulled over by police after midnight near Chevy Avalon at Anderson and Lafayette avenues, a few blocks from the Fort Lee border, according to a report.

Seven people were inside — including five in the back set, two of whom were sitting other passengers’ laps, Capano said. The windshield also had an obstructed view, he said. The officers smelled marijuana and asked the driver, Joshua A. Roy, 22, of Merrimack, NH, to step out. When his explanation for being in the area didn’t jibe, the officers had the other six exit the pickup, Capano said. As one of the passengers got out, he tossed a black Glock handgun back into the truck, the lieutenant said. Besides the weapon tossed into the Avalon, police found a bag in the truck bed containing the AK-47, loaded with 20 rounds of hollow-point bullets, Capano said. They also found another loaded handgun in the center console, he said. Continue reading

NH Skydiver Brett Bickford ID’d As Man Missing Following Thursday Lebanon ME Jump

LEBANON, ME. (THECOUNT) — Brett Bickford, from Rochester, NH, has been identified the man presumed dead after a skydiving incident yesterday afternoon in Lebanon, Maine.

Bickford, 41, a Bickford is a skydive instructor at New England Skydive, was jumping solo along with a student skydiver, when Bickford failed to meet up with the student upon landing.

New England Skydive is located at, 40 Skydive Ln, Lebanon, ME.

Searching continued last night with resources from the Maine State Police and Maine Warden Service. This morning, Maine State Police, Maine Warden Service and members from Dirigo SAR and Maine Association of Search and Rescue (MASAR) will be searching areas of highest probability based on witness statements. Continue reading

NH Man David Smith ID’d As Victim Found Dead In Nashua Buck Street Residence

NASHUA, NH. (THECOUNT) — Police are calling the discovery of a man found dead inside a Nashua, NH, home, a “suspicious death.”

David Smith, 49, of Nashua, was found lifeless after police responded to a home on Buck Street around midnight on Sunday.

Authorities are investigating what they describe is a suspicious death in a Nashua, New Hampshire home. Continue reading

Gorham NH WalMart Manager Angie Bisson ID’d As Victim Shot Dead By Husband Denis Bisson Commits Suicide

BERLIN, NH. (THECOUNT) – The manhunt for Berlin, NH., resident, Denis Bisson, who is believe to have shot and killed his wife, Angie Bisson, has ended after he was found dead in Rumford, ME., of an apparent suicide.

The body of Bisson, 52, was found late Friday night along the banks of the Androscoggin River near an information booth on Bridge Street in Rumford, according to the Maine State Police and the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office.

Police said Angie Bisson, 43, died from an apparent gunshot. Following the discovery of her body, New Hampshire state authorities issued a warrant for Steve Bisson for second-degree murder.

Nearby residents heard a gunshot and called police, who subsequently found Angie Bisson’s body around 11:30 p.m. Denis Bisson’s truck was found along an ATV trail off Route 108, roughly three miles from where his body was found. The state medical examiner;s office will conduct an autopsy to confirm the exact cause and manner of death. Continue reading