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Coroner releases names of deceased in East 27th Street investigation

File; Police vehicles parked outside a private residence on East 27th Street in Casper. February 16, 2020. (Oil City Staff)

CASPER, Wyo. —  Officials with the Natrona County Coroner’s Office have released the names of two deceased individuals connected to an incident that police are calling a “potential domestic homicide.”

According to a brief interview with Natrona County Coroner’s officials, the two people in the case have been identified as 35-year-old Darren Rowe and 33-year-old Deidra Rowe.

Their relationship to each other was not released by the Corner’s Office.

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At around 7:00 pm, Saturday, February 15th, 2020, the Casper Police Department was dispatched to the 1600 block of East 27th Street, in Casper for a requested welfare check.

Upon arrival, officers found two deceased adults, one male and one female.

“The incident is currently being investigated as a potential domestic homicide. We believe this is an isolated incident and there is no threat to the public,” Police said in a statement over the weekend. “At this time, we ask that the public avoid the area as officials continue to investigate and process the scene. We also ask that our community respect the privacy of those involved and their families during this difficult time.”

Officials with the Casper PD said that they do not anticipate releasing any further information about the investigation on Monday.

A previous headline for this story incorrectly identified the location of the incident as “West 27th Street.” Oil City News regrets this errror.