Police Investigate Woman Found Dead In Rochester Storage Locker


ROCHESTER, NH – New Hampshire law enforcement officials are investigating a suspicious death in Rochester.

Police officers discovered the body of 45-year-old Jessica Purslow inside a self-storage unit after being alerted by a caller around midnight Sunday.

New Hampshire Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Jennie V. Duval conducted an autopsy and determined that Purslow died of a single gunshot wound. Authorities said the manner of her death has not been determined and is pending further investigation. The attorney general’s office has described Purslow’s death as suspicious.

WMUR-TV reports the manager of Rochester Self Storage confirmed that Purslow had rented a unit there for a few years.

Police are asking anyone who saw Purslow at the Rochester Self Storage to contact the Rochester Police Department at 603-330-7127.