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2 found dead in Voltaire Canyon

A man walking his dog found two women dead near a dirt road in Voltaire Canyon on Thursday morning in what investigators say was either a murder-suicide or a double suicide.The two women, both Native Americans, had died from apparent gunshot wounds and a handgun was found next to their bodies. The man came across the two, ascertained they were dead and drove about a half-mile down Voltaire Canyon to the closest house to call authorities, Sheriff Ken Furlong said.“We don't know if this was a murder-suicide or a suicide-suicide,” the sheriff said. “Weather is giving us an indication no …

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