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Mother and son found dead Thursday

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Posted at 6:48 AM, Jan 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-18 17:54:11-05

FORT MYERS, Fla. – Police are investigating after two people were discovered dead in a home in Fort Myers on Thursday.

Police say family members called about a woman who was in her room and wouldn't answer their calls. When officers arrived at the home om Floral Drive near Lantana Street, they found the bodies of a woman about 40 years old and her son, who's around ten.

We're told the woman may have died of an overdose.

This is an active investigation.

UPDATE: Police have identified the victims as 41-year-old Kenya Ellis and 10-year-old Julian Ellis. The investigation is on-going.