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Lancaster police investigate the murder of two men

Written by The Associated Press | Feb 20, 2017 2:37 AM
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(Lancaster) -- Authorities have opened a homicide investigation after finding the bodies of two men in a Lancaster home.

Police responded to a burglary call just after 1:00 a.m. yesterday, and through the window an officer saw a man on the floor who didn't respond when he called to him.

Other officers behind the home found a man on the roof who told them that he had fled to call 911 after hearing someone inside.

When police entered, they found that the man on the first floor was dead and a second body was found on the second floor.

Bboth had traumatic injuries.

Two more men found in the home were brought in for questioning.

The names of the deceased weren't immediately released pending notification of relatives.

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