2 bodies found in burned home

SOUTHERN PINES — Police and State Bureau of Investigation agents are working to determine the cause of a house fire after two people were found dead in the debris.

Southern Pines police Capt. Charles Campbell said the bodies were discovered in a West Lowe Avenue home early Monday. Authorities have not identified the two victims and said more information will be available as the investigation progresses.

“This investigation is active and ongoing,” Campbell said in a statement. “No further details or information will be released at this time but will follow at the appropriate time as dictated by the investigation.”

Police are asking that anyone with information in the case call the Southern Pines Police Department’s investigations division at 910-693-1481 or the crime tip line at 910-693-4110.