Police say a 72-year-old woman who was
found dead inside her Augusta apartment was the victim of a
Audrey Lou Benn was found late Friday afternoon by a friend who
had gone to her basement apartment on State Street.
The state medical examiner’s office ruled the death a homicide
following an autopsy on Saturday, but the cause of death is being
Maine State Police spokesman Steve McCausland said Benn had no
known relatives, and that state and Augusta police were
investigating the scene and interviewing people on Saturday.