Police in Colchester have released the names of the husband and wife who they say died in a murder-suicide
Police in Colchester have released the names of the husband and wife who they say died in a murder-suicide. Police identified them as Michael and Melissa Bergeron, both 37. Officers responded to the apartment complex on Holy Cross Road in Colchester at about 9:45 p.m. Wednesday. Police say a neighbor called 911 after hearing a fight and a loud bang. When police arrived, they found the Bergerons’ bodies with gunshot wounds. Right now, investigators believe Michael shot Melissa with a handgun and then turned the gun on himself. “The added tragedy to this is that there was a 10 year old child in the residence at the time. The child is unharmed, and that child is in the care of relatives,” Colchester Police Chief Doug Allen said.