Son accused in fatal shooting of mother in N.H. intensive care unit

By Travis Andersen, Danny McDonald and Bryan Marquard Globe Staff|

Crime scene tape was around a vehicle and officers were on the scene at Dartmouth-Hitchcock Medical Center in Lebanon, N.H.

LEBANON, N.H. — A hospital here went into lockdown Tuesday after a 70-year-old woman was fatally shot in the intensive care unit by her son, who was later taken into custody, according to the medical center and city officials.

New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald identified the alleged shooter as Travis Frink, 49, of Warwick, R.I.

The victim was identified as Pamela Ferriere, 70, of Groton, N.H.

The initial investigation “revealed the purpose of his visit was to kill his mother,” MacDonald said at a news conference shortly after 8 p.m

Source: Boston Globe

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