For Immediate Release
|September 03, 2021||
Supervisory Deputy U.S. Marshal
District of New Hampshire (603) 387-6308;
U.S. Marshals Office of Public Affairs (703) 740-1699
Two Homicide Suspects Arrested in Two
U.S. Marshals Fugitive Task Force in New Hampshire
NH – The U.S. Marshals – New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task
Force is very pleased to announce the arrest of two homicide suspects in
The second homicide suspect was arrested a short
time ago at a residence on Stark Road in Belmont, New Hampshire. Ryan
Barden, 30 years-of-age, is accused of killing a Nashua resident in
early August. The victim was discovered deceased on August 11, and an
autopsy found that he had died due to someone hitting him in the head.
Barden was located by members of the task force hiding inside of a
bedroom closet, where he was removed and arrested without further
incident. This arrest was made by several member agencies of the U.S.
Marshals – NH Joint Fugitive Task Force including the Belknap County
Sheriff’s Office, the Belmont, Greenfield and Nashua Police Departments,
along with deputy US Marshals. Barden is enroute to the Nashua Police
Department for processing and holding pending his initial court
appearance on Tuesday to face the homicide charges in Hillsborough
County Superior Court – South.
Since the inception of the U.S. Marshals - New Hampshire Joint Fugitive Task Force in 2002, these partnerships have resulted in over 8,218 arrests (Updated as of 12/16/2020). These arrests have ranged in seriousness from murder, assault, unregistered sex offenders, probation and parole violations and numerous other serious offenses. Nationally the United States Marshals Service fugitive programs are carried out with local law enforcement in 94 district offices, 85 local fugitive task forces, 8 regional task forces, as well as a growing network of offices in foreign countries.
Additional information about the U.S. Marshals Service can be found at http://www.usmarshals.gov.