February 22, 2010 - INCREASED CASH REWARD OF $2,500 FOR INFORMATION
New Hampshire Attorney General Michael A. Delaney and Nashua Police Chief Donald Conley announce that the $500 cash reward previously offered to anyone with information that leads to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the murder of John Wiegmann, has increased to $2,500. The Family of Mr. Wiegmann has offered to pay an additional $2,000 for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person responsible for the murder of John Wiegmann. Mr. Wiegmann was found dead in his hotel room at Motel 6 in Nashua, NH on May 3, 2009. Mr. Wiegmann died sometime late in the evening of Saturday, May 2nd, into the early hours of Sunday, May 3rd. An autopsy determinted that the cause of Mr. Wiegmann's death was strangulation.
Thus far the investigation has determined that Mr Wiegmann had been staying at the Motel 6 for several days prior to his murder. Information provided to the police indicates that Mr. Wiegmann was seen getting into a green minivan at Motel 6 around 7:30-8:00 pm on May 2, 2009. This van is described as having a 3-4 inch diameter sunspot on the passenger’s side front fender in front of the mirror. (see examples below). While Mr. Wiegmann may have been at other local establishments, he was seen at Boston Billard’s located at 55 Northeastern Blvd., in Nashua late into the evening of May 2, 2009. Mr. Wiegmann was wearing a green t-shirt, jeans and a brown wind-type jacket. He walked with a cane. (See Photo of Mr. Wiegmann above). Due to his failing health, however, Mr. Wiegmann had lost a significant amount of weight before returning to New Hampshire in April of 2009.
Mr. Wiegmann had spent some time living in Utah, Las Vegas, California, and Arizona, but had recently returned to the Nashua area where most of his family resides. Investigators have traveled to a number of locations out west to learn more about Mr. Wiegmann's life and acquaintances in those areas of the country. The Nashua Police Department continues to follow-up leads regarding Mr. Wiegmann's murder from all sources on a regualar basis.
If anyone has information in regards to the activities of John Wiegmann upon his return to New Hampshire in April of 2009 until his death on May 3, 2009, or specific information regarding his death, they are encouraged to contact the Nashua Police Department at (603) 594-3500 or anonymously thru the Nashua Crime line at 589-1665.
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