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N.H. Fish and Game Region 4 Office
Lt. Craig Morocco: 603-352-9669
November 20, 2012

Hunting-related Untimely Death in Swanzey, NH

Swanzey, NH -- The body of a hunter was recovered in Swanzey, N.H, early Tuesday morning, November 20, 2012.  The New Hampshire Fish and Game Department had been notified Monday night of an overdue hunter in the area of Talbot Hill Road. 

Robert Lariviere Jr., age 51, of Swanzey, N.H., was reported to have gone  deer hunting in the vicinity of Talbot Hill Road in Swanzey early Monday morning.  His family reported him overdue to local police.  Immediately thereafter, approximately 8:15 pm, personnel from New England K-9 Search and Rescue, NH Fish and Game Department, Swanzey Police Department, Swanzey Fire Department, Keene Fire Department, and Upper Valley Wilderness Rescue Team responded to the scene to conduct a search for the missing man.

At 2:20 a.m. Tuesday morning, personnel from New England K-9 Search and Rescue located Lariviere’s body approximately a quarter of a mile from his vehicle in a densely wooded area.  Upon initial investigation, foul play does not appear to be a factor. 

Pending further investigation from the State of New Hampshire Medical Examiner’s Office and Swanzey Police, no further information is available at this time.

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