Two people found stabbed to death in Parksley area

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PARKSLEY, Va. (WAVY) — The Accomack County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a double homicide after deputies found two people stabbed to death at a home off Route 13 between Parksley Road and Gargatha. 

Juan Benjamin Lopez Mazariegos, 58, and Irma Orfilia Castellanos Laparra, 52, were found lying on the living room floor of the 19227 Lankford Highway residence on Monday morning with apparent stab wounds. Both were pronounced dead at the scene by deputies after they arrived around 2:35 p.m.

Deputies say the investigation is ongoing and anyone with info is asked to call the Accomack Sheriff’s Office at 757-787-1131 or 757-824-5666. Tips can also be submitted at 

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