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2 bodies found in a Riverside County vineyard

An autopsy was underway today on two bodies discovered at a Riverside County vineyard, authorities said.

The bodies were found about 10 a.m. Sunday on a dirt trail inside the vineyard in the town of Thermal, southeast of Indio, said Riverside County sheriff’s officials. Authorities were treating the deaths as a homicide.

The victims’ identities were not released, and no other details were immediately available.

Anyone with information is asked to call Senior Investigator Robert Masson with the sheriff's central homicide unit at (951) 955-2777, or the Indio station at (760) 863-8990.

-- Victoria Kim

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