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2 people died of gunshot wounds inside of burning home in Akron

Anybody with information is asked to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490.
Credit: Devin Lamb, 3News
Akron police investigate after two bodies were found inside a Brown Street home.

AKRON, Ohio — Two people were found dead early Tuesday morning inside a home in the 1000 block of Brown Street.

Both were located as the Akron Fire Department responded to a fire near the rear of the home around 6 a.m. Akron police said the two bodies -- an adult man and an adult woman -- were discovered after the flames were extinguished.

 The Summit County Medical Examiner's Office conducted an autopsy on both victims and identified them as 34-year-old Justin Lee Walker of Akron and 47-year-old Melinda Kay Pointer of Akron. Both died from gunshot wounds to the head and torso. 

Anybody with information is asked to call the Akron Police Department Detective Bureau at 330-375-2490.

This is a developing story. We will update this article with additional details once new information is made available.

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