Man facing murder charges in connection with death of woman in NH Timberland store

STRATHAM, N.H. (WHDH) - A 20-year-old man facing murder charges in connection with the suspicious death of a woman inside a Timberland store in Stratham, New Hampshire is expected to face a judge Monday.

Robert Pavao, of Berwick, Maine, is slated to be arraigned in Rockingham Superior Court on two second-degree murder charges, according to the New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office.

Pavao is accused of “knowingly” and “recklessly” causing the death of a 46-year-old woman on Sunday by assaulting her.

Her name has not been released.

An autopsy is anticipated to be conducted Monday.

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