2 deaths under investigation in Claiborne County

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NEW TAZEWELL, Tenn. (WATE) – The deaths of two people in Claiborne County are under investigation.

Deputies say they were called to Lakeside Drive around noon. Originally it was reported as a shooting, but they later said no guns were involved.

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The sheriff’s office says Michael Parker, 53, and Jordyn Parker, 23, were both found dead. Deputies say they were related.

Both bodies were sent to Knoxville for autopsies. 

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