The bodies of Heather Bickford and Dana Hill, both 31, were found in their South Paris apartment Tuesday along with an unharmed 2 month old baby and an 8 year old child, according to the Associated Press. The children are reportedly now in the care of the Maine Department of Health and Human Services.

According to the Associated Press, police have arrested and charged 49-year-old Mark Penley, of the town of Peru with the murders Thursday at the Rumford Police Department after he had gone there to be interviewed by detectives.

He is being held at the Oxford County Jail and will appear in court today, the AP reported.