No gunshot wounds: Cause of death ‘pending’ in Quality Inn case

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Deputy Attorney General Jane Young, center, and NH Attorney General Gordon MacDonald are debriefed outside the Quality Inn on Thursday. Photo/Carol Robidoux

CONCORD, NH — Autopsies have been completed on Christian St. Cyr and Brandie Tarantino, the two people who were found dead inside the Quality Inn on March 28.

Following autopsy, Chief Medical Examiner Jennie V. Duval has determined that the cause and manner of both individual’s deaths is pending, and awaiting the results of toxicology testing to be completed in the next four to six weeks.

Dr. Duval noted that neither St. Cyr nor Tarantino suffered from any gunshot wounds or internal injuries.

Also, St. Cyr’s age is 26, not 27 as previously reported by the Attorney General’s office.

The investigation into the circumstances leading up to and surrounding the deaths of Stephen Marshall, Christian St. Cyr, and Brandie Tarantino remains ongoing.

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