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Laura Kempton September 1981
On Monday, September 28, 1981 at 9:30am, the body of Laura Kempton, 23 years old, was found murdered in her apartment located at 20 Chapel Street in Portsmouth NH. The autopsy conducted by the NH Medical Examiner reported Ms. Kempton died of massive head trauma, consistent with being struck by a blunt object, causing contusions and lacerations of the brain. Ms. Kempton was a student at the Portsmouth Beauty School and was employed at Macro Polo, Inc. and Karenís Ice Cream Parlor.








Up to $20,000.00 reward for information from the Portsmouth Crimeline.
Contact Information:
Portsmouth Crimeline (603) 431-1199.
Portsmouth Police Detectives (603) 436-2511.

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 Emergency Dial 911, Portsmouth Police Department, 3 Junkins Avenue, Portsmouth, NH 03801, Tel: (603) 427-1500