According to the authorities, two remains that had "severely decomposed" were discovered at the residence of a former mayor of Rhode Island located in Woonsocket.
According to the Woonsocket Police Chief Thomas Oates, who spoke with WPRI, the bodies of an elderly guy and an elderly female were discovered inside the apartment on Monday. On Monday night, the residence was encircled by a perimeter of police vehicles.
In addition, Oates verified that Susan Menard, a former mayor of Woonsocket, is the owner of the property in question. The head of police did neither confirm or deny whether or not she was one of the victims.
The term of office held by Susan Menard as Mayor of Woonsocket was the longest of any Mayor of Woonsocket's history, which ran from 1995 to 2009.
Due to the widespread acclaim that the politician received, the city of Susan D. Menard Middle School complex presented a sign in her honor in the year 2017.
A recent obituary revealed that Menard Miller's brother Robert Miller, who was 81 years old, died away this past Saturday. In his obituary published in the Providence Journal, the former mayor is mentioned as a member of his surviving family.
The authorities have said that there is no reason to suspect any illegal activity at this stage of their inquiry, which is still continuing. The reason for the deceased person's passing will also be determined by a state medical examiner.
As of Monday evening, the Woonsocket Police Department has not disclosed any new information on the investigation to Fox News Digital.
The city of Woonsocket is located in northern Rhode Island, just on the state line with Massachusetts. Upwards of 40,000 people make their home in the city located in New England.
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