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For Immediate Release
July 27 ,2017
For more information contact:
Chief Paul Roberts
Plainfield Police Department
(603) 469-3344

Murder for Hire Investigation, Plainfield

Plainfield Police Chief Paul M. Roberts, and State Police Colonel Christopher J. Wagner, announce the following people were taken into custody on July 27, 2017 after a Murder For Hire investigation: Maurice Temple, Age 63, 455 Old County Road, Plainfield, NH, and Pauline Chase, Age 83, 455 Old County Road, Plainfield, NH.

Temple and Chase will be arraigned in 5th Circuit District Division court in Claremont, NH on Friday July 28, 2017. Temple and Chase are charged with Conspiracy to Commit Murder, Solicitation to commit Murder, and Attempt to commit Murder.

An extensive investigation and cooperative effort by the following agencies lead to the above arrest: Plainfield Police Department, NH Attorney General's Office Drug Task Force, State Police Troop C, State Police Major Crime Unit, Sullivan County Attorney's Office.

Anyone with information about the above investigation is requested to contact Chief Paul Roberts, who is leading the investigation. (603) 469-3344.

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