Authorities identify double homicide victims, search continues for suspect

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Mario Lozano Lemus. (Source: Sheriff Eddie Guerra/Twitter)

Editor’s note: This story has been updated with the identities of the double homicide victims. 

The Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office is searching for a suspect following a double homicide on Saturday night in Alton.

Authorities are searching for Mario Lozano Lemus, 26.

According to Sheriff Eddie Guerra, the double homicide occurred east of Inspiration Road on 4 Mile Line.

The victims have been identified as Irene Ozuna, 45, and Maria Angelita Vasquez, 24.

Authorities said the motive of the incident was domestic.

Lemus is considered armed and dangerous.

If you know where Lemus is, contact the Hidalgo County Sheriff’s Office at (956) 383-8114 or Crime Stoppers at (956) 668-TIPS.

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