Two people found dead in home outside Manteo; one hospitalized

The Dare County Sheriff’s Office is investigating after two people were found dead in a home near Manteo early Monday, and a third person had to be hospitalized.

Deputies were called to the home in the early morning hours where they found a man and woman dead, Dare County Sheriff’s Capt. Kevin Duprey said. Another woman was taken to the hospital. He did not have their ages or release an address where the incident occurred.

Duprey said detectives are investigating what happened and cause of death.

The state medical examiner’s office will conduct autopsies and toxicology tests, he said.The hospitalized woman’s condition was unknown late Monday.

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