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No bail for New Hampshire Amber Alert suspect Dustin Duren, charged with murdering children's mother

N.H. Amber Alert suspect ordered held without bail in murder of Berlin woman
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CONCORD, N.H. – Dustin Duren, the New Hampshire father at the center of a Friday Amber Alert, will be held without bail on a second-degree murder charge in connection with the death of his children's mother.

Duren was arraigned by video Monday afternoon.

The judge ordered him held without bail until a probable cause hearing in person on March 13 in Berlin District Court. 

Dustin Duren. New Hampshire Attorney General

Prosecutors say Duren shot 31-year-old Caitlyn Naffziger to death in an apartment on Main Street in Berlin, which is located in northern New Hampshire about three hours north of Boston.

Naffziger's 4-year-old and 1-year-old daughters were reported missing, setting off a desperate search throughout New Hampshire.

About six hours later the children were found safe with Duren in Keene, New Hampshire, which is about three hours from Berlin. Witnesses saw Duren taken into custody and the children put into an ambulance in an Applebee's parking lot.

Both girls are now in state custody, the New Hampshire Attorney General's office said.

According to an audio recording between a police dispatcher and officers the day of the Amber Alert, Duren is a Marine veteran who suffers from PTSD.  

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