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Police are investigating mysterious death former elected official who was found dead next to 21-year-old transgender woman

By Mason White 10:52 AM February 2, 2017
Dana Furtado
By: Emily Lewis

People in Maine, are in shock after a former elected official, was found dead in his office next to a transgender woman.

Friends and family members went looking for the man after he did not pick up his phone or answer text messages.

They found former Old Orchard Beach Town Councilor Dana Furtado, 44, dead next to the body of Amber Morrow, 21, in a home that is listed as Furtado’s business address.

Police are now investigating the deaths, which they say does not look suspicious. Detectives did not say how Furtado and Morrow knew each other.

Furtado was the owner for a roofing company called D.M. Furtado & Daughter.

Furtado left behind two children, Kaley, 17 and Keegan, 13.

Kaley set up a GOFundMe page to collect money for her father’s funeral expenses. So far, she raised $3,100 of their $5,000 goal.