Police investigating deaths in Carmi

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CARMI, Ill. (WEHT) Police in Carmi say they are investigating the deaths of a 71-year-old woman and a 72-year-old man on the 1600 block of Hillcrest Ave.

Neighbors say that a family member hadn’t heard from the couple in several days, leading to her arriving to the household and finding the bodies.

The Carmi Police Chief says that this is an isolated incident and in no way an ongoing threat to the community.

Autopsies are scheduled for the weekend. No names will be revealed until more information is gathered and family members are informed.

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(This story was originally published on May 29, 2020)

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