WEST CITY — The West City Police Department confirmed Friday that two people were found dead Thursday in a home located at 425 S. Central St.

A news release Friday from the West City Police Department said a death investigation was underway after the department was contacted by relatives of residents in the 400 block of West Central Street at about 2:45 p.m. Thursday reporting a possible death.

Investigators discovered two adult subjects deceased inside the home. Illinois State Police Crime Scene Investigators were contacted to assist in processing the residence.

The release states that the cause of death is under investigation. It also states that the "West City Police Department does not anticipate any foul play by a third party." An autopsy is scheduled for Saturday to determine the cause of death. The names will not be released until all family has been notified.

In addition to ISP Crime Scene Investigators, West City Police was assisted by the Franklin County Coroner, Abbott EMS and others.


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