Police investigate double homicide in Gary

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A man and a woman were found dead in what officials are calling a double homicide Wednesday night inside an apartment in Gary, Indiana.

Police were called at 8:41 p.m. for reports of dead bodies in the 400 block of Johnson Street, according to a statement from Gary police.

A landlord had entered the apartment to complete some work and found the 55-year-old man and 48-year-old woman dead inside, police said. They were identified as Timothy Snow, of Hammond, Indiana, and Tracy N. Valentine, of Hobart, Indiana, according to the Lake County coroner’s office.

The coroner’s office did not specify a cause of death for either victim.

Police are asking anyone with information to call Det. Edward Gonzalez with the Lake County/Gary Metro Homicide Unit at (219) 755-3855.

Tips can also be submitted to the Crime Tip Line at (866) 274-6947.

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