UPDATE: Maine State Police investigating deaths of Orrington couple

Published: Oct. 5, 2022 at 11:48 AM EDT|Updated: Oct. 5, 2022 at 3:21 PM EDT
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ORRINGTON, Maine (WABI) - Maine State Police are investigating the death of an Orrington couple.

Russell and Lois Swanson, both 89, were found deceased this morning by a family member in their home on Swetts Pond Rd.

Law enforcement closed the road for several hours.

A barricade was up at Swetts Pond and Dow Roads.

The sign said “emergency scene ahead” on Swetts Pond Road.

We spoke to several people who live in the area that say they heard gunshots around nine Wednesday morning.

The investigation is ongoing and there is no danger to the public.

We will have more information when it becomes available.