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Couple found dead in South Beaumont home


BEAUMONT - Beaumont Police are investigating the discovery of two bodies in the 300 block of East Church Street in the city's south end. 

An officer on the scene told 12News that the bodies were found inside a house located at 360 East Church after a daughter, who lives next door, went to check on her father who did not show up for work.

Officials have not released the identity of the deceased, but have confirmed that they are a man and wife.

Jefferson County Precinct 6 Justice of the Peace Judge Ransom Jones pronounced the victims dead at the scene.

An officer said it is still too early to know a cause of death, saying it is still under investigation.  He said an autopsy wll be performed on both victims Tuesday.

Investigators are looking through the interior of the house and at two vehicles, a truck and a car, which are parked under a car port at the house.

This is a developing story.  Check back for updates.

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