The physique of a former Rhode Island mayor has been discovered decomposing in her house, officers mentioned.
Longtime Woonsocket mayor Susan Menard was recognized Wednesday as one of many two individuals discovered useless in her house this week, WJAR information reported.
The two “badly decomposed” our bodies have been present in Menard’s house on Monday, police mentioned.
Although the investigation into the circumstances surrounding the deaths is ongoing, authorities have mentioned there aren’t any indicators of foul play.
“The causes of dying for these people are nonetheless pending,” the medical expert’s workplace mentioned in a press release.
The second physique found in Menard’s home has but to be recognized.
Police responded to the house after a neighbor reported he hadn’t seen Menard or a person who lived at her home in “a few weeks,” the Windfall Journal reported.
Menard was the mayor of Woonsocket — a city of 40,000 some 20 miles from Windfall — for greater than a decade, from 1995 till 2009.