Keene, N.H. police investigate homicide


KEENE, N.H. ( -- Police and the New Hampshire Attorney General's office are investigating the death of a Keene man that they are considering a homicide.

On Saturday just before 9:30 p.m., Keene police responded to a request for medical assistance at the home at 170 Pearl St. When they arrived at the house, police found 48-year-old David Wheelock dead, the "apparent victim of a homicide," according to New Hampshire Attorney General Joseph A. Foster.

The medical examiner's office will perform an autopsy on Monday to determine the cause and manner of Wheelock's death.

Law enforcement officials are requesting the public's help in the investigation, and are particularly interested in speaking to people who were traveling on Pearl Street between 9 and 9:30 p.m. Saturday night, and learning of anything they noticed, especially by the home, near the intersection of Pearl Street and Meadow Road.

Keene police can be called at (603) 357-9820, and anonymous tips can be left on the anonymous online tip line.

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