Suspect found dead after 2 people shot to death in N.H., authorities say

Derrick Shippee, 28, was found dead in Vermont late Friday afternoon, officials said.

Derrick Shippee. —Vermont State Police

Update: Derrick Shippee — the 28-year-old man wanted for murder in the shooting deaths of Neal Bolster, 29, and Aaliyah Jacobs, 19, in Hinsdale, New Hampshire — was found dead late Friday afternoon in Vernon, Vermont, according to New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald’s office.

“The Vermont Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy to determine the exact cause and manner of Mr. Shippee’s death,” authorities said.


Original story:

Two people were found shot to death in New Hampshire Thursday afternoon, and a manhunt is now underway by both state police there and in Vermont, officials say.

Derrick Shippee, 28, is being charged with two counts of second-degree murder, according to New Hampshire State Police in a news release shared on Twitter.


Police were called to 240 Plain Road in Hinsdale for a welfare check and found the bodies of Neal Bolster, 29, and 19-year-old Aaliyah Jacobs inside the home, New Hampshire State Police said. Autopsies were performed Friday, and both were found to have suffered fatal gunshot wounds.

Warrants are out for Shippee’s arrest, according to New Hampshire State Police.

Shippee may still have a handgun on him, New Hampshire State Police said, and, if anyone sees him, they should call police and not try to approach him. He’s described as white, about 5-foot-11, with brown hair and hazel eyes.

Vermont State Police said in a news release that they’re helping New Hampshire officials since Shippee reportedly has southern Vermont connections. The vehicle police believe Shippee was using was found near the Shippee family property on Saks Road in Vernon, Vermont.