DA released identity of 2 found dead in Greenfield home

Medical examiner looking into deaths of Margaret and Dennis Pekkala

Photo courtesy of Greenfield Police Department

GREENFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – The state’s chief medical examiner is still looking into the deaths of two people whose bodies were found inside a Greenfield apartment Wednesday morning.

Mary Carey, spokesperson for the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office, told 22News that 53 year-old Margaret Pekkala and 54 year-old Dennis Pekkala were found dead inside the bedroom of a home on Prospect Street. She said that there is no sign of forced entry or a struggle, and it is not exactly clear how the two died.

Greenfield Police Sgt. Dan McCarthy told 22News that there is no reason to believe that there is any threat to the public.

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