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Police await autopsy in El Rancho triple homicide investigation
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New Mexico State police have identified three people found dead in a small community north of Santa Fe Sunday night.

The bodies of Lloyd Ortiz, 55, Dixie Ortiz, 53, and Steven Ortiz, 21, were found just after 7 p.m. Sunday at 3 Coral Street in El Rancho, about 30 minutes north of Santa Fe.

Investigators tell KOB Eyewitness News 4 that the deceased were a married couple and their adult, special needs son.

Specific details of the case will continue to be withheld based on the fact that it is an ongoing criminal investigation.

Investigators did learn through the Office of the Medical Investigator that the victims had not been shot like previously reported.

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