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Benicia Police Department
Tuesday April 13th, 2010 :: 03:45 p.m. PDT


Update on dead bodies found inside home. Investigation is ongoing and no explosives were found inside the home.

At 9:25 this morning, Benicia Police received a call from a concerned relative who had not heard from their relative in two days. Benicia police went to the east side Benicia home and discovered two dead bodies inside.

Benicia detectives and crime scene personnel are on scene and were delayed in entering the home due to an anonymous tip the home may contain explosives. Officers proceeded with caution to render the home safe prior to detectives beginning their search of the scene. No explosives were found.

Police can confirm that the bodies are of a man and a woman and both appear to have suffered gunshot wounds.

For questions on this release, please contact Lt. Mike Daley at 707-590-4259.

Benicia Police Department
200 East L Street
Benicia, CA 94510

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 707-745-3411

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