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Two men found dead at Jefferson County cemetery identified

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Posted at 1:24 PM, Sep 18, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-18 15:24:46-04

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Colo. – The two people who were found dead at a Jefferson County cemetery on Tuesday have been identified, officials said.

Ryan Rees, 22, and Tyler Swindler, 19, appeared to have died from gunshot wounds, the sheriff's office. Investigators do not believe a third person was involved with the deaths and there was no threat to the public.

Deputies had responded about 10:15 a.m. Tuesday to the Mount Lindo Cemetery, where Rees and Swindler were found dead. The sheriff's office was still investigating the deaths on Wednesday.