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Michael Fowler

ALBANY — Albany police responded to a pair of calls Monday morning at which they discovered deceased persons upon arriving on both scenes.

Albany Police Department officers responded to 432 Dorsett Ave. at 8:05 a.m., where they found Raashon Hention, 49, deceased in the residence. Similar circumstances were reported after a 6:20 a.m. APD call at 1200 Kingstown Court, where Dessere Gray, 34, also was found deceased.

Dougherty County Coroner Michael Fowler, who responded to both scenes, said no rulings would be made on either case until autopsies were completed at state crime labs.

“We have to send both to the crime lab, but there is a strong possibility that both deaths were drug-related,” the coroner said. “The first deceased person, Ms. Gray, had been in an altercation recently and had head injuries, so it must be determined if those injuries were involved in her death.

“We won’t really make a determination until the autopsies are completed.”

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