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Judicial Branch, State of New Hampshire

Laura Kiernan
Communications Director
603-271-2646 ext 2359


State of New Hampshire
Christopher Gribble
No. 216-2010-CR-00230; 0231; 0232; 0233; 0234; 0235
First Degree Murder

CONCORD, December 3 A hearing on the insanity defense issue in the above captioned case(s) will be held at 11 a.m. on December 6, 2010 in Courtroom #4 at the Hillsborough County Superior Court North located at 30 Spring Street, Nashua. The Honorable Gillian L. Abramson will preside; 30 minutes has been set aside for the hearing.

A hearing in the above captioned case(s) on a motion to suppress is scheduled for 1 p.m. December 6, also in Courtroom #4 at Hillsborough North in Nashua. Two hours has been set aside for that hearing. Judge Abramson will preside.

A hearing notice, with the updated Dec. 6 hearing schedule, was posted on the Judicial Branch website on November 29. (See also earlier order regarding insanity issue posted November 22).

One still and one video camera are permitted in the courtroom.

Video/Audio Pool : To be determined by media if needed

Still Photo : Nashua Telegraph, Don Himsel

Media are advised to arrive early to park and allow for security procedures prior to entry into the courtroom. The parking lot adjacent to the courthouse is reserved for court employees, counsel and parties to litigation. Questions about parking near the courthouse for broadcast vehicles should addressed to the Court Communications Office in advance.

Cellular telephones, including those with cameras, must be in silent mode prior to entering the courtroom. Hand held tape recording devices and laptop computers are permitted, unless the presiding judge determines the equipment is distracting from court proceedings.

Broadcast or print interviews will not be permitted inside the courtroom. Interviews will be permitted in the hallway outside the courtroom, unless the court determines that such activity is disruptive to security or courthouse operations.