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Police Investigate Homicide After 22-Year-Old Found Stabbed to Death in NH

The victim has been identified as Michael Barrett, a 22-year-old from Dover, New Hampshire.

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The suspicious death of a 22-year-old in New Hampshire is now being treated as a homicide after officials identified a stab wound as the cause of death.

A reported disturbance brought State Troopers to 18 Edgewood Road in Durham at 1:00 a.m. on Saturday. When they arrived, the officers discovered a body.

The victim has been identified as Michael Barrett, a 22-year-old from Dover, New Hampshire. An autopsy performed on Sunday determined Barrett died from a stab wound.

Although Barrett was found on the outskirts of the University of New Hampshire, a spokesperson from the university tells NBC Boston he is not a student.

The incident is now being investigated as a homicide.

Officials do not believe there is any threat to the community and are looking into whether Barrett’s death involved the use of self-defense.

Anyone with information regarding the case is asked to contact Sergeant John Sonia with the New Hampshire State Police.

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