Woman’s death in Swansea considered ‘suspicious’

The death of a woman, whose body was found in her Swansea home early Saturday morning, was called “suspicious” Sunday by the Bristol district attorney’s office. The cause of death was unclear pending the results of toxicology tests due in four to eight weeks, according to a statement from District Attorney C. Samuel Sutter’s office. A family member found the body of Lisa Mello, 51, in her home at 500 Ocean Grove Ave. and called police around 5:35 a.m. Saturday, according to the district attorney’s office. Anyone with information about the case can call the district attorney’s office at 508-997-0711 or Swansea police at 508-674-8464.


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