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2 men found shot to death at illegal marijuana grow site in Elbert County

ELBERT COUNTY, Colo. — Two men were found shot to death inside a home west of Simla on Thursday morning, the Elbert County Sheriff’s Office said.

Deputies were called to the rural residence in the 30000 block of U.S. Highway 24 about 8 a.m., the sheriff’s office said.

Investigators said the home was the site of an illegal marijuana grow operation and they believe that played a role in the deaths.

They said there’s no danger to the public.

The names and ages of the men were not released.