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Two Decomposed Bodies Found In Democrat’s Home


Two decomposed bodies were found inside a former Democrat Rhode Island mayor’s home.

Authorities in Rhode Island have announced that two decomposed bodies were found inside of former Democrat mayor Susan Menard’s house.

Investigators entered the home in full hazmat suits due to the extremely awful stench.

As of right now, police have not considered foul play involved and it’s expected that one of the bodies found was Menard herself.

Conservative Brief had these details to add:

Police have found two bodies “in a lengthy stage of decomposition” in the home of former Democrat Rhode Island mayor Susan Menard.

Reports suggest that authorities discovered the decomposing bodies of an elderly man and woman in the home.

The deceased were “severely decomposed” when they were discovered in the Woonsocket home on Monday, according to WJAR.

Neighbors told WJAR that authorities entered the home in full hazmat suits and that there was supposedly a strong stench stemming from the home as soon as they opened the front door.

“I haven’t seen them in a while because my sister usually walks this all the time, and on occasion, I’d walk with her all around the neighborhood, and I haven’t seen them in a while,” Lorraine Tessier, a longtime resident of Woonsocket, told WJAR. “Didn’t anybody check on them? You know? Grandchildren? Son? What happened?”

The property is reportedly the home of Menard, the longest-serving mayor of Woonsocket who was in office from 1995 to 2009, according to the city’s website.

As of Wednesday morning, it’s unclear whether Menard is one of the two bodies discovered at the property. There are reportedly no indications of criminal behavior at this point in the investigation.

The Providence Journal had more details on the bizarre story:

The Rhode Island Medical Examiners Office is trying to determine the identities of two bodies found Monday in the home of former Woonsocket Mayor Susan Menard, according to the Woonsocket police.

The Woonsocket police went to the house at 2 Marian Lane after a neighbor called and said he hadn’t seen the woman and man who resided in the house for “a couple of weeks,” Woonsocket police chief Thomas F. Oates III said. A man and woman in their 70s had been living in the house, according to Oates.

Police officers were able to force their way in through a rear window and found the bodies in separate rooms, Oates said, but they were decomposed and the medical examiner will have to make a positive identification, Oates said.

The police saw no evidence that a crime had been committed, according to Oates.

Menard served as mayor from 1995 until 2009, when she stepped down. A Democrat, Menard was first elected to the School Committee in 1981 and later served 10 years on the City Council, including as president.


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