Hamden police performing a welfare check at a home on Blue Hills Avenue on Tuesday found the bodies of two elderly people inside.
Officers went to the house after being told the elderly couple hadn't been seen in weeks.
Firefighters helped police get into the home around 2:20 p.m. on Tuesday.
The bodies were taken to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner in Farmington for autopsies to determine how the couple died, police said.
The names of the couple have not been released.