Conservation Officer Lt. William Boudreau
October 23, 2023

Weare, NH – Just before 11:30 p.m. on October 22, 2023, the Weare Police Department received a call in regards to an overdue dog walker. Kimberly Kerr, 52, was walking her dog in the area of Sherwood Forest Road and was last seen, by her family, around 6:00 p.m. An initial response was made by the Weare Police, Weare Fire, and Dunbarton Police Departments which performed an immediate search of the area. After not locating her in the immediate area, New Hampshire State Police Dispatch was notified.

New Hampshire State Police K-9 units were dispatched around 11:30 p.m. and were unable to locate Kerr after several hours of searching. New Hampshire Fish and Game Conservation Officers were finally notified at 3:00 a.m. on the morning of October 23. NH Conservation Officers began searching the area at approximately 5:30 a.m. A Conservation Officer utilizing an ATV located Kerr in Clough State Park on the OHRV trails at approximately 5:55 a.m.

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