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AUGUSTA, Maine — Investigators say a Maine man fatally stabbed his girlfriend and then took his own life when police arrived at their apartment in Augusta.

State police said Tuesday that 30-year-old Eric Ryan shot himself after officers knocked on the door.

[2 found dead in Augusta apartment]

They say his body was found Monday evening in a bathroom. Police found 30-year-old Loryn McCollett dead of stab wounds in her bed.

State police are assisting the Augusta Police Department in the investigation.