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For Immediate Release

February 7, 2007

Contact: Jeff Lyons
Public Information Officer
Phone: 603-271-5602

NH State Prison Warden to leave post

(Concord, NH) NH Department of Corrections Commissioner William L. Wrenn accepted the resignation of NH State Prison for Men Warden Bruce W. Cattell. Warden Cattell submitted his resignation for personal reasons.

"I would like to thank Warden Cattell for his years of service to the New Hampshire Department of Corrections. I wish him success in his future endeavors," Commissioner Wrenn stated.

The Department will conduct a nationwide search for his successor. Commissioner Wrenn will name an interim Warden at a later date.

In February 2001, Warden Cattell retired after twenty years of service in the Arizona Department of Corrections to become Warden of the Northern New Hampshire Correctional Facility in Berlin. In May 2004, he was appointed Warden of the NH State Prison for Men in Concord.

His resignation is effective March 2, 2007.

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