Authorities: 2 elderly people found dead in Apache Junction, possibly related to heat

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APACHE JUNCTION, AZ (3TV/CBS 5) -

Authorities are investigating two possible heat-related deaths in Apache Junction.

Deputies found two elderly people deceased inside a home near Ironwood Drive and the U.S. 60 after performing a welfare check on Friday, according to the Pinal County Sheriff's Office.

Authorities said the air conditioning unit inside the home was not working. 

No additional information was immediately available.

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