Tuesday, October 11, 2011
LAURA KEMPTON'S 1981 MURDER LINKED TO '82 SLAYING
On Monday, September 28, 1981 at 9:30am, the body of Laura Kempton, 23 years old, was found murdered in her apartment located at 20 Chapel St.in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. The autopsy conducted by the NH Medical Examiner reported that Kempton died of massive head trauma, consistent with being struck by a blunt object, causing contusions and lacerations of the brain. Kempton was a student at the Portsmouth Beauty School and was employed at Macro Polo, Inc. and Karen's Ice Cream Parlor. Another woman, Tammy Little, who also attended the beauty school was murdered in a similar fashion a year later. It is believed the cases are linked.