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Update: Suspect identified in double homicide outside of Perham

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Officials from the Bureau of Criminal Apprehension are on the scene at a double homicide that happened in rural Perham just off County Road 60 in Gorman Township. (Photo by Kevin Wallevand/Forum News Service) 2 / 2

Update: Authorities have released the name of the person arrested in connection with the double homicide outside of Perham this morning. William Hillman, 21, is in custody on two charges of second-degree homicide. Victim information will be released by medical examiner after positive identification is made. 

Earlier: Two people are dead after what police are calling homicides in rural Perham. According to a press release from the Otter Tail County Sheriff’s Office, deputies responded to the residence at 5:17 a.m. this morning (Tuesday) on a reported assault. The release states that when they arrived, two deceased victims were discovered at the scene. A suspect was located and taken into custody, but the names of the victims and the suspect have not yet been released. Check back for more updates.