A murder-suicide in Colchester has left two people dead, and the local police have now released their names. According to reports, Melissa Bergeron and Michael Bergeron, both 37 years old and residents of Colchester, were identified as the victims of the incident, which took place on Wednesday night. Keep reading this article to learn more about this incident.
How did Michael and Melissa Bergeron die?
Colchester police have recently identified the two individuals involved in a tragic event that occurred on Wednesday night as Melissa Bergeron and Michael Bergeron, both 37 years old and residents of Colchester. The incident is being investigated as a murder-suicide, and initial findings suggest that Michael Bergeron shot Melissa Bergeron before turning the gun on himself. The couple was married, according to officials. Authorities were alerted to a fight at the Wellesley Condo Complex on the 200 block of Holy Cross Road at approximately 9:43 p.m. on Wednesday.
It was later reported that a child was present in the apartment at the time of the shooting but was able to escape and find help from nearby neighbors. The child is currently being taken care of by relatives. A handgun was found at the scene of the crime, and the investigation is ongoing.
The community is shocked and saddened by this devastating event, and authorities are urging anyone with information to come forward to assist in the investigation.
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She was a ray of sunshine Our bowling trips were always fun!!! Now 2 of them in this picture are reunited