GRIMESLAND, N.C. (WNCT) The Pitt County Sheriff’s Office has released the identities of the two people that were found dead inside a residence in Grimesland.

On September 4 at 8:30 a.m. deputies received a call for assistance at the residence located at 1089 South Grimesland Bridge Road in Grimesland. 

The caller was a third party who reported finding two adults, a male, and a female, both in their 40s, deceased in the residence.

Deputies and EMS responded but were unable to revive the individuals. 

Detectives are investigating the case and awaiting the Medical Examiner’s findings regarding the cause of death. 

There were no obvious signs of foul play, deputies said.

The victims were identified as 44-year-old Justin Kirk Bailey and 42-year-old Mary Joanne Sanchez.

A determination regarding the cause of death is still pending the medical examiner’s report.