Two found dead inside home in Rock Island’s Hilltop neighborhood

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ROCK ISLAND -- Two people were found dead inside a home in a Rock Island neighborhood over the weekend.

On Sunday evening, May 14, there was a heavy police presence in the 1200 block of 29th Street.  A coroner was also spotted at the scene.

Officers went to the home shortly before 8 p.m. for a welfare check, and ended up finding two dead people inside, according to a statement from the Rock Island Police Department.

The two deceased people were identified as 90-year-old Eleanor M. Conwell and 69-year-old Steve D. Conwell, the statement said.

Police said they are investigating this as a double homicide.

If you have any information, you are asked to call the Rock Island Police Department at 309-732-2677 or Crimestoppers at 309-762-9500.