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Mother and adult son found dead in Cape Coral home Tuesday morning

Posted at 7:03 AM, Dec 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-04 11:41:52-05

UPDATE (11:35 AM) -- Police have identified the two people found dead in a Cape Coral home, and say they are mother and son.

The deceased have been identified as 59-year-old Joanne Walpole and 37-year-old Michael Walpole.

They were found dead in a home on NW 9th Street at approximately 8:45 a.m. Tuesday.

No further details are available at this time. The investigation remains active.
CAPE CORAL, Fla. -- Police will go back to work Wednesday, trying to figure out what happened inside a home where two people were found dead Tuesday.

Investigators say they found a man and a woman inside a house in the 2600 block of Northwest 9th Street on Tuesday morning. That’s off Tropicana Parkway West between Burnt Store Road and El Dorado Parkway.

At this point we don't know how they died.

We’ll update as soon as we learn more.