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Coroner Identifies Victims of Double Murder

LAS VEGAS -- The Clark County Coroner say the two people found dead inside a home on Monday morning are 38-year-old Ignacia Yadira Martinez and her daughter, 10-year-old Karla Martinez. Both were found by police after a boy went to school and told his teacher that they were dead.

When police arrived at the home, near Washington and Rancho, they found the pair dead. They also found a man covered in blood and a 4-year-old boy who was alive and unharmed.

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No arrests have been made in the case. Police were back on the scene more than 24 hours after the discovery was made. The man found at the home covered in blood is at the hospital with wounds to the head. Officers are waiting for him to recover to ask him what happened.

Police arrived to the home Monday morning after a 9-year-old boy told an adult at his school that his mother and sister were dead at his house.

The house is owned by an Arturo Martinez, According to Yadira's Facebook page, she is married to an Arturo Martinez. 

Metro will not confirm if Martinez is the man in hospital recovering from wounds to the head. However, UMC says a man named Arturo Martinez is a patient at their hospital and is in stable condition.

Police have not released any other details about the incident, saying this is an ongoing investigation. The two boys have been taken into protective custody.


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