The badly decomposed bodies of a couple were found in a house after a relative called the police.
Officials made the shocking discovery May 27 at a condo in Lakewood Ranch, Florida.
According to the Sarasota Herald-Tribune, a woman requested a wellness check after a week without hearing from her sister and brother-in-law.
The Manatee County Sheriff’s Office believes Tery McAvoy, 74, killed his wife, 63, before himself, WFLA reported.
Police believe they died in a murder-suicide as officials described the deaths as “suspicious”.
The bodies could not be positively identified due to the “advanced stage” of decomposition.
The motive for the alleged murder-suicide is still unknown.
Cops also revealed there is no active threat to the community.
On May 28, a badly decomposed body was found in a wooded area of Pointe Coupee Parish, Louisiana.
Sheriff Rene Thibodeaux said a passerby noticed a foul odor in a ditch near Highway 417 in Bachelor, WBRC reports.
The woman has not been identified as officers await the results of the autopsy.
The police are still looking for clues to positively identify the woman.
And a construction worker in Texas found the decomposed remains of a man in the middle of a freeway.
Glenn Earl Stanley’s body was discovered on May 17 between the interstate’s concrete barriers.
Stanley, 61, was reported missing by his family on March 23.
On the same day, a decomposed body was found in a ditch near railroad tracks in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Cops and detectives rushed to the scene after receiving a call from a worker, reports The Wichita Falls Times Record.
Officers found the man was undressed.
The remains have been positively identified as belonging to Larry Cecil Howe (61).
Sergeant Charlie Eipper revealed that no foul play was involved in Howe’s death.
Two badly burned bodies were found May 16 in a burning car in the Bronx, New York.
Authorities found a Honda Accord on fire by the side of the road.
After the flames were extinguished, two unidentified bodies were discovered.
Police said one body was found in the driver’s seat of the vehicle and the other in the passenger seat, the New York Post reports.
Both people were pronounced dead at the scene.
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