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Press Release Eric Christensen Press Release

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  • Cape and Islands District Attorney's Office

Media Contact for Eric Christensen Press Release

Tara Miltimore, Media Relations/Assistant District Attorney

Cape and Islands District     Cape & Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe and Barnstable Police Chief Matthew Sonnabend announced today that on December 8th at approximately 5:57 pm Barnstable Police responded to a 911 call for a medical emergency at 91 Oakview Terrace in Hyannis.  Upon arrival, police observed Eric Christensen (DOB: 3-21-71), unresponsive on the kitchen floor with an apparent gunshot wound to the head.    Hyannis Fire/Rescue transported Christensen to Cape Cod Hospital where he was pronounced deceased. 

The matter remains under active investigation by the Barnstable Police Department and Massachusetts State Police detectives assigned to the District Attorney’s Office.   





Media Contact for Eric Christensen Press Release

Cape and Islands District Attorney's Office 

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