Authorities identify man, woman found dead in NH hotel after armed standoff

MANCHESTER, N.H. (WHDH) - Authorities have identified the two people who were found dead in a hotel room following a lengthy standoff in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Christian St. Cyr, 26, and Brandie Tarantino, 21, were found dead Thursday in a first-floor hotel room at the Quality Inn, New Hampshire Attorney General Gordon J. MacDonald, New Hampshire State Police Col. Christopher Wagner, and Manchester Police Chief Carlo T. Capano announced Friday.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner conducted their autopsies on Friday and said neither St. Cyr nor Tarantino suffered from any gunshot wounds or internal injuries.

The cause and manner of both deaths are pending and officials are awaiting the results of toxicology testing to be completed in the next four to six weeks.

An autopsy has been completed on Stephen Marshall, 51, who was shot and killed in an officer-involved shooting prior to the standoff.

The medical examiner’s office concluded that he died from multiple gunshot wounds to the trunk and extremities.

The investigation into the deaths of Marshall, Cyr, and Tarantino continues.

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