Double murder in Eagle County: William Amaya in custody in shooting deaths of man and woman

Victims: Mayra Lorena Lopez and Eliseo Lopez

A man and a woman were shot to death in a home in Eagle County Saturday and a man who may have been renting a room from them is now in custody.

A deputy found the bodies of Mayra Lorena Lopez, 40, and Eliseo Lopez, 42, at 160 Arapahoe in the El Jebel area at about 11:20 Saturday night, the Eagle County Sheriff’s Office said. That’s near Highway 82 in Carbondale.

William Anderson Amaya, 33, reportedly left the scene before the deputy arrived.

"Amaya was believed to have been renting a room at the residence," according to investigators.

Amaya was taken into custody at about 5:40 a.m. Sunday, the sheriff's office said.

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