- Associated Press - Tuesday, April 5, 2016

WOONSOCKET, R.I. (AP) - Officials say an 81-year-old woman who was found dead in her Woonsocket home died from multiple stab wounds.

Officers responded to Constance Gauthier’s home March 23 for a welfare check. When they arrived they found her dead inside.

The state medical examiner’s office says Gauthier died of multiple stab wounds. Police have said her death is considered a homicide.

Gauthier served as chair of the city’s personnel board.

No one has been charged in her death. The investigation is ongoing.

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