CONCORD — The state medical examiner ruled the death of a woman found on Canal Street late Monday night a suicide.
Police identified the woman as Samantha Leighton, 39, of Manchester.
She was found on Canal Street near the intersection with Spring Street around 10:30 p.m. Monday. She was rushed to a hospital, but was pronounced dead.
The medical examiner conducted the autopsy Wednesday morning, said Manchester police spokesman Heather Hamel. Based on the police investigation and the results of the autopsy, Leighton’s death was determined to be a suicide.