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DEVELOPING: Names released in Wood Co. death investigation

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UPDATE: Police say 26-year-old James Wypych and 23-year-old Makela Lange were found dead inside a town of Richfield home Sunday.

A cause of death has not been released for either victim.


(WAOW) -- Wood County sheriffs are investigating the cause of a man and woman who were found dead in a home in the town of Richfield, according to a press release.

Police say a family member of the male home owner arrived Jan. 12 around 1 p.m. and found both the man and woman dead. They hadn't been seen by family or friends since Christmas.

Names of the man and woman are currently being withheld, the release said; "further information will be released when available," it added.

Chris Watkins

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