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Two dead in apparent drug-related killings near Simla

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The Elbert County Sheriff's Office is investigating the deaths of two men, found shot to death at home in the 30000 block of Highway 24, west of Simla, near the El Paso, Elbert County line. 

Investigators say that the home is the site of an illegal marijuana grow operation, and investigators believe the operation is a contributing factor in the deaths of the two men.

The victims have not been identified yet.

The call came in around 8 a.m. Thursday as a suspicious death, when deputies arrived they found the bodies.

Sheriff's investigators tell News5, the investigation is ongoing, and there is no danger to the public.

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