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UPDATE: Suspicious deaths in Friona under investigation

Published: May. 21, 2022 at 7:58 PM CDT

CASTRO COUNTY, Texas (KFDA) - Saturday around 10:13 a.m. the Castro County Sheriff’s Office received a 911 call of two persons found deceased on a property off of FM 1057 and FM 2397 in western Castro County and approximately a half mile east of the Parmer County line.

Upon arrival of Castro County Sheriff”s Office law enforcement personnel, it was determined that the deaths were suspicious. Texas Rangers were called to assist in the investigation.

Through the investigation it was determined that the individuals at the scene were involved in an incident in the city of Friona, Texas where the Friona Police Department was investigating a suspected kidnapping.

Castro County Justice of the Peace pronounced both persons deceased and ordered autopsies on both persons to be done in Lubbock.

The investigation is ongoing.

Source: Castro County Sheriff’s Office

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