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Narcotics and Investigations Unit
Wanted Persons

JOHN WILLIAM MCGRATH
Wanted For:  Escape from NH State Hospital, Original Charge 4 counts of murder.*
Sex: Male
DOB: 03-19-44
Race: White
Hair: Dark Brown
Eyes: Hazel
Height: 5-11
Weight: 210
Build: Medium
Complexion: Medium
Nationality: American
POB: Newport, New Hampshire
NCICFPC: 19 04 07 07 04 12 53 05 05 TT

DO NOT ARREST BASED SOLEY ON THIS INFORMATION
John William McGrath
Aliases: None
DOB:
Scars, Marks, Tattoos
: Wore prescription eye glasses in 1974.
Extradition: Nationwide
NCIC: W926200033
NH BCI No. (SID): NH78578
FBI No.: 562674H

ORI: NHNSP0801
CASE: I-85-035
DATE: 08-13-74

If you have any information, please contact the New Hampshire State Police
Narcotics and Investigations Unit at (603) 223-3857..

*CAUTIONS: In March of 1962, John McGrath (at age 17) brutally murdered his mother, father, and two brothers, each victim being shot in the face. Found not guilty by reason of insanity, McGrath was sentenced to a life sentence at the NH State Hospital. On August 13, 1974, McGrath escaped from the NH State Hospital Forensic Unit. Since his escape, not a single investigative lead has developed.
INTERESTS: Computer Programming, Golf, Paintings.

 
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