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Two people were found dead inside a New Plymouth home following reports of a shooting.

According to a Payette County Sheriff’s Office news release, county deputies and the Payette County Special Response Team responded to the scene at 550 Ada Road around 2 a.m. Sunday and found the bodies inside the home. They were identified on Monday as Eric Ortega, 45; and Megan Amaya, 45; both of New Plymouth.

The sheriff’s office has requested the assistance of Idaho State Police to investigate the incident, which is being treated as a homicide, the release said.

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