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BCSO investigating double homicide near McKenzie (Updated)

Investigators with the Butler County Sheriff’s Office continue to piece together the events that led up to a double homicide last weekend in the southern part of the county.

According to Sheriff Kenny Harden, a call from a passerby regarding the discovery of two bodies off a dirt road in a wooded area came in around 3:50 p.m. last Saturday. Those bodies were later identified as Cortez Dees and Luman Williams, both of Evergreen.

According to Harden in an interview on Q-94 Tuesday morning, a call also came in “approximately at the same time we were investigating” the scene where the bodies were found regarding a burning car on Tram Road near Georgiana. The car, a gray, 2018 Audi, apparently belonged to one of the victims.

Harden added that he believes the bodies were discovered “minutes” after being placed in the wooded area.

Despite some rain, the BCSO worked throughout the night to process the scene and collect evidence.

The Sheriff’s Office is currently seeking any information regarding suspicious activity or vehicles in Garland or Georgiana, particularly if they were seen with a gray Audi.

If you have any information, contact the Sheriff’s Office at (334) 382-6521 or Harden’s cell phone number is (334) 525-0361.