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Two bodies found in home near Graham, WA, identified

Associated Press - November 19, 2007 2:35 AM ET

TACOMA, Wash. (AP) - Authorities in Pierce County say they have arrested a 41-year-old man in the deaths of a married couple whose bodies were found in their home near Graham.

The victims were 30-year-old Brian Mauck and 28-year-old Beverley Mauck.

Further information about the arrested man was not available late Sunday night, but authorities say he's expected to be booked for investigation of 2 counts of first-degree murder.

The cause of death had still not been officially determined Sunday, but sheriff's spokesman Ed Troyer detectives are treating the case as an apparent double homicide, and that the victims died from "homicidal violence."

The bodies were found Saturday by a neighbor who noticed that a door in the home appeared to have been kicked in.

Troyer says it's too soon to say whether the dead couple were targeted or victims of a random attack. He says nothing appeared to be missing from the house, and a motive was not immediately known.

Friends of the couple told KOMO-TV that Brian Mauck worked for an Auburn air conditioning company and Beverly Mauck had a job as a clerk at a car dealership in McKenna.

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