New Hampshire minor arrested on charges of killing mother and her two children

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The August 3 murders of Kassandra Sweeney and her two sons are believed to have been committed by a youth who was arrested and charged by Northfield Police on August 11.

Tried as a juvenile, the child faces three counts of first-degree murder and one count of falsifying physical evidence.

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Kassandra Sweeney, 25, and her two children Benjamin and Mason, ages 4 and 1, were killed in a triple murder Thursday, according to the announcement by Attorney General John M. Formella, State Police Colonel Nathan Noyes and Northfield Police Commissioner John Raffaelly.

When officers arrived just after 11:30 a.m. last Wednesday in response to a 911 call for help, they discovered the three bodies in her home.

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The residence where Kassandra Sweeney and her two sons were fatally murdered on August 3 is marked with a bouquet of flowers. A youth has been charged with three counts of first-degree murder and one count of tampering with physical evidence in connection with his death, the NH AG office reported today.

Juvenile regulations, which protect the identity of minors and prohibit the release of additional information in cases involving them, were cited as the reason for not releasing further information about the juvenile.

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It is not known if the Sweeney family knew the child or had any other information that would have enabled them to identify him, such as: B. his age.

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Kassandra Sweeney’s death

The suspect in the Kassandra Sweeney case could face trial as an adult

Senior Assistant Attorney General for New Hampshire Geoffrey Ward spoke about the arrest

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An official involved in the case alleges that prosecutors can request that the juvenile offender be tried as an adult, and the court will then make the final decision. The official added that he could not predict whether that would happen in this case.

Sean Sweeney, Kassandra Sweeney’s husband, is believed to be involved in the murder.

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Sean explained in a Facebook post in response to the rumors that he was fed up with his “identity being dragged through the mud.”

The post also thanked internet users for “contacting them and supporting them.”

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A GoFundMe page was created in memory of Kassandra and her children

A GoFundMe page was started by Kassandra’s cousin to raise money for her memorial and funeral.

At the time of this writing, the campaign had $50,000 in funding.

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