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Two men found dead in Socastee Plaza identified

Two men were found dead at Socastee Plaza on Monday. (Source: WMBF News) Two men were found dead at Socastee Plaza on Monday. (Source: WMBF News)

HORRY COUNTY, SC (WMBF) – The two men found dead in the parking lot of the Socastee Plaza Monday morning have been identified.

According to Horry County Deputy Coroner Darris Fowler, the victims were Rafael Aguilar, 31, and Carmelo Marmolejo-Calixto, 33. They were both from Myrtle Beach.

Fowler said the men died from gunshot wounds to vital organs. Horry County police are investigating the incident as a double homicide.

A call came in to Horry County Fire Rescue at about 7 a.m., Monday about an injured man lying beside a van. Fire rescue came, found the man was dead and called police, according to Lt. Raul Denis with the Horry County Police Department. A second deceased man was found inside the van, he added.

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Two men found dead in Socastee Plaza parking lot; police investigating as double homicide

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