Man accused of killing girlfriend with piece of furniture


(Manchester Police Department via AP)

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has been accused of killing his girlfriend by hitting her with a piece of furniture.

Authorities said police responded to a reported domestic disturbance at an apartment in Manchester on Tuesday. A woman called 911 from the apartment saying “Damien” was pounding on her door. When police arrived, they found 45-year-old Jennifer Burpee dead. They said they found her boyfriend, 35-year-old Damien Seace, hiding in a bathroom.

Seace was arrested on two counts of second-degree murder in Burpee’s death. Police said Burpee suffered blunt force trauma from a piece of furniture.

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