Two bodies found outside Lynnhurst School victims of homicide

SAUGUS – (UPDATED 5/1/12 at 6:02PM) Two women were found dead outside a Saugus school Tuesday morning, and officials have confirmed the women are the victims of homicide.

According to Massachusetts State Police officials, one body has been officially identified as Donna Breau, 54, of Lynn following positive identification using fingerprints. It is believed that the victims are relatives.

While the DA has not confirmed the manner of their deaths, sources indicate the women suffered severe wounds to the throat and potential familial connections to their death are under investigation.

The Lynnhurst Elementary School is located off Walnut Street in a quiet, residential neighborhood near the border of Lynn and Saugus.

The bodies were found just before 7AM by a school employee between two modular building, and removed just before noon. Students were kept away from the crime scene, and school was cancelled with parents called to pick up their children.

Anyone with any information on the incident are urged to contact the Saugus Police Department, Massachusetts State Police, or the Essex County District Attorney’s Office.

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