Investigation underway after man, boy found dead in Belle Isle, police say

Department responded to 1600 block of Idaho Avenue early Sunday

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BELLE ISLE, Fla. – An investigation is underway after two people, including a child, were found dead in a Belle Isle residence early Sunday, according to the Belle Isle Police Department.

The department said officers responded to the 1600 block of Idaho Avenue around 5 a.m. for a 911 emergency and found a man and a boy dead.

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A spokesperson with the department said the incident is “self-contained to the residence.”

The investigation is ongoing.

This is a developing story and will be updated as more information is provided.

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