An investigation is underway after two our bodies had been discovered within the house of a former mayor of Woonsocket, Rhode Island, authorities mentioned.

Cops discovered the “severely decomposed” stays of an aged girl and an aged man Monday afternoon contained in the Woonsocket residence, native station WPRI reported.

Woonsocket Police Chief Thomas Oates confirmed to HuffPost that the house belongs to former Mayor Susan Menard. As of Tuesday afternoon, it was not clear whether or not she was one of many deceased.

“There isn’t a foul play suspected,” Oates mentioned. “[We’re] ready for a constructive identification, explanation for dying, from the health worker’s workplace.”

A involved neighbor advised WPRI that he known as police to the house Monday after noticing a foul odor and realizing that he hadn’t seen anybody on the home in a few weeks.

Officers entered the house by way of a rear window and located the our bodies in separate rooms, Oates advised The Boston Globe.

Menard was Woonsocket’s first feminine mayor and its longest-serving mayor, holding workplace from 1995 till 2009, based on the city’s website.

Menard’s brother, Robert Miller, died on Saturday on the age of 81, based on an online obituary. His funeral was scheduled for this Thursday.

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