The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office is currently assisting the Alton Police Department in investigating a suspected double homicide in the city, according to Sheriff Eddie Guerra.
Guerra issued a statement via Twitter saying that HCSO homicide investigators and crime scene specialists are in the 900 block of Jefferson Street to assist Alton authorities in the probe.
According to Guerra, the location is where two males were found dead. Their identities and the circumstances of the bodies’ discovery are unclear as of press time.
HAPPENING NOW: Homicide Investigators and Crime Scene Specialists are assisting Alton PD with a double homicide investigation. Alton PD responded to a report of a shooting on the 900 Block of Jefferson Street and discovered 2 deceased males. NOI at this time.
— Sheriff Eddie Guerra (@SheriffGuerra) November 9, 2019
Check back for updates to this developing story.