Steele Co. sheriff: 2 teens found dead in Medford home identified

Two teens found dead Friday in a Steele County residence have been identified.

According to the Steele County Sheriff’s Office, 18-year-old Chandra Lanae Pelch and 19-year-old Jerome Charles Caldwell were found dead inside a home in Medford Friday night.

The sheriff’s office stated deputies responded to the area along First Street NW at about 8:22 p.m., after receiving a report of a suspicious incident.

The Bureau of Criminal Apprehension and the Steele County Coroner’s Office are assisting the sheriff’s office in the investigation.

Additional information is expected to be released at a later time.