Two bodies found at home near elementary school in Harlingen

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      Authorities are investigating the deaths of an elderly man and woman whose bodies were found at a home near an elementary school in Harlingen.

      It all happened at a home at 714 Rangerville Road late Monday afternoon.

      The home is just a couple block away from Milam Elementary School.

      Harlingen police are at the scene where authorities sealed off the area to conduct an investigation.

      Investigators told Action 4 News that they are treating the deaths of a 55-year-old man and 54-year-old woman as a homicide.

      The cause of the two deaths was not immediately known at this time.

      Property records show that 55-year-old Jose Elias Colmenares and 54-year-old Herlinda Trujillo bought the $33,000 dollar home back in 2010.

      Driver's license records show that the couple's prior address was listed Brea Creast Street in Houston.

      Family members told Action 4 News that the couple had moved from Houston to Harlingen.

      Relatives said that Colmenares suffers from diabetes and was recently hospitalized where he was asked to undergo a psychiatric evaluation but he refused.

      One relative said that Colmenares had also recently received some bad news that affected him.

      Action 4 News will provide updates as they become available.