Manchester father found guilty in 2019 murder of 5-year-old daughter

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MANCHESTER — A jury delivered a guilty verdict on Feb. 22 against Adam Montgomery, 34, in the murder of his daughter, Harmony Montgomery, who was 5 years old at the time of her disappearance in 2019.

Montgomery faced several charges, including Second Degree Murder, Second Degree Assault, Falsifying Evidence, Witness Tampering, and Abuse of a Corpse.

The Manchester Police Department has emphasized the case as a top priority since Harmony was reported missing in December 2021.

The Manchester Police Department expressed relief and gratitude following the conviction, highlighting the persistent efforts of their detectives, specifically Juvenile Detective Jack Dunleavy and Detective Max Rahill.

Senior Assistant Attorney General Benjamin Agati, Assistant Attorney General Christopher Knowles, and former Senior Assistant Attorney General Jesse O’Neill were also recognized for their unwavering commitment to the prosecution.

The investigation garnered support from various law enforcement agencies, state and private forensic labs, and private citizens worldwide.

Manchester Police Department hopes the verdict honors Harmony’s memory and signals that her life was meaningful.

Although currently incarcerated for unrelated offenses, Montgomery awaits sentencing in the spring for the crimes related to his daughter.

The search for Harmony’s remains continues, with the Manchester Police maintaining a dedicated tipline at 603-932-8997 for any information regarding her whereabouts.

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