The case of the deaths of Clifford (Tom) Pursell 19, and Lester Snide 23 found dead in Springfield NH on April 19, 2012 is now closed. The NH State Attorney General’s Office has determined that the men had entered a suicide pact. Pursell was depressed because he was unable to join the Army due to medical conditions, and Snide was depressed because he feared going back to jail. Pursell’s cause of death was a gunshot wound to the head and manner of death was undetermined. Snide died from a gunshot wound to the head and it was determined was self inflicted.