Double Homicide Investigation Underway In Providence

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WBZ NewsRadio) — Police in Providence are investigating what they are calling a double homicide, after two bodies were discovered inside a car on Friday night.

According to officials, an Amtrak employee spotted the blue SUV parked on the train tracks near Harris Avenue around 7 p.m. Authorities found two bodies inside. They are still working to identify the victims, one of whom was a woman.

Although Providence Police Major David Lapatin did not disclose the manner of death, he said it is being treated as a double homicide due to the "way the interior of the vehicle looks."

A male person of interest was taken into custody on Friday evening.

This is a developing story.

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