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Bodies of 2 people found in North Mississippi home await autopsies

PONTOTOC, Miss. (AP) — Authorities say the bodies of two people found inside a house in Mississippi have been transported for autopsies.

County Sheriff Leo Mask says deputies went to the home Friday night following a welfare call concerning one of the two people. He says the bodies had been there for several days.

Pontotoc County authorities tell news outlets the remains await examination in Jackson. County Coroner Kim Bedford said the procedures are scheduled for either Monday or Tuesday.

Bedford says officials have not identified the bodies.