An probe is underway aft 2 bodies were recovered successful the location of a erstwhile politician of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, authorities said.
Police officers recovered the “severely decomposed” remains of an aged pistillate and an aged antheral Monday day wrong the Woonsocket residence, section presumption WPRI reported.
Woonsocket Police Chief Thomas Oates confirmed to HuffPost that the location belongs to erstwhile Mayor Susan Menard. As of Tuesday afternoon, it was not wide whether she was 1 of the deceased.
“There is nary foul play suspected,” Oates said. “[We’re] waiting for a affirmative identification, origin of death, from the aesculapian examiner’s office.”
A acrophobic neighbour told WPRI that helium called constabulary to the location Monday aft noticing a foul odor and realizing that helium hadn’t seen anyone astatine the location successful a mates of weeks.
Officers entered the location done a rear model and recovered the bodies successful abstracted rooms, Oates told The Boston Globe.
Menard was Woonsocket’s archetypal pistillate politician and its longest-serving mayor, holding bureau from 1995 until 2009, according to the city’s website.
Menard’s brother, Robert Miller, died connected Saturday astatine the property of 81, according to an online obituary. His ceremonial was scheduled for this Thursday.