The body of a man was found dead behind a Plaistow shopping center Saturday afternoon.

Plaisow Police were called to the Pentucket Shopping Center, which includes a Walmart and Home Depot, on Route 125 around 3:40 p.m. by several people who found a friend they were looking for who had not been seen since Thursday. Officers, along with first responders, pronounced man who is in his early 40s dead.

The man's identity was not disclosed pending notification of family. Police do not believe there is a threat to the public.

Police asked anyone with information about this incident to call them at 603-382-1200.

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at or via X (Twitter) @DanAlexanderNH

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