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Major Crimes investigate after two found dead in home explosion in Spokane Valley

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Two people are dead after an explosion and fire at a home near E. Indiana and N. Sipple Rd. in Spokane Valley.

Multiple neighbors in the area say they heard the explosion and called 911 when they saw the home on fire around 1:40am Tuesday morning.

When firefighters arrived on scene they found a fully involved structure fire. As firefighters were fighting those flames, two bodies were located inside the home. Major Crimes has been called in to investigate the scene as they do whenever a body is found.

Detectives said they do not believe there is a threat to the public at this time and are currently not looking for any suspects. An autopsy on one of the victims was conducted Tuesday morning. Both identities will be released by the medical examiner.

Neighbors said an older couple lived in the home and had lived there for the past several years. 

Detectives will be on scene until at least Wednesday afternoon.

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