OGDEN — Two people are dead following what police believe to be a murder-suicide in Ogden.

Around 2 a.m. Tuesday morning, police were dispatched to a home in the 1600 block of 27th Street in Ogden for a welfare check, OPD said in a press release.

Ogden Police Lt. Brian Eynon said Tuesday that police discovered two women who were dead in the home.

The two dead were identified as 31-year-old Bianca Villalobos and her 63-year-old mother Maria Villalobos, according to the press release.

Both died from gunshot wounds, and police believe their deaths are that of a murder and suicide, according to Eynon.

The press release did not say who they believed was the person responsible for the deaths.

Jacob Scholl is the Cops and Courts Reporter for the Standard-Examiner. Email him at jscholl@standard.net and follow him on Twitter at @Jacob_Scholl.

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