Investigators: Augusta couple’s deaths were a murder-suicide
AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Investigators say a Maine man fatally stabbed his girlfriend and then took his own life when police arrived at their apartment in Augusta.
State police said Tuesday that 30-year-old Eric Ryan shot himself after officers knocked on the door.
They say his body was found Monday evening in a bathroom. Police found 30-year-old Loryn McCollett dead of stab wounds in her bed.
State police are assisting the Augusta Police Department in the investigation.