Two Found Shot to Death in Crittenden County

DECEMBER 6, 2004 - Posted at 3:13 p.m. CST

SUNSET, AR - Authorities are still investigating a double homicide inside a home in the Crittenden County town of Sunset.

The Crittenden County Sheriff's Department identified the victims as 68-year-old Elisha Maxwell and 34-year-old Deanna April Velarde.  Maxwell lived at the home.

The bodies were found Monday and were sent for an autopsy.

Police say Velarde had lived with another man until a day or two before her death.  Detectives had no suspect but were trying to find the man to question him.

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