The City of Cedartown released additional information from police following the death of two people on Cleo Street.  

According to Cedartown Police Chief Jamie Newsome, the deceased found at 1019 Cleo Street were identified as Stephanie Lopez, 22, and Tevin Frazier, 25, both of Cedartown. Both were pronounced dead on the scene by personnel from the Polk County Coroner's Office at 6 p.m., Coroner Tony Brazier reported. 
Both Lopez and Frazier's bodies are being transported to the Georgia Bureau of Investigation Crime Lab for autopsies, Brazier added.
The city's release reported that an investigation is ongoing as law enforcement officers continue to piece together the sequence of events that lead to the deaths, but, Newsome explained, no suspects are being sought.
Newsome said that a call was placed to Polk 911 at approximately 6 p.m. in reference to a woman being shot. Upon arrival, Cedartown officers found Frazier dead on the lawn from what appeared to be a single gunshot wound. Upon entering the residence, officers found Lopez in the living room, dead from a gunshot wound.
No further information is being released at this time.

Previously posted:

Neighbors gathered around the last house on Cleo Street in Cedartown on Wednesday evening after a woman was found dead inside a home and a man out in the yard.

Cedartown Police, Cedartown Fire and Rescue and Redmond EMS remained at the scene with investigators as they worked to determine what caused the shooting. They are not seeking any suspects at this time in the incident.

Police found a woman dead inside 1019 Cleo St. and a dead man outside around 6 p.m. Wednesday.

Cedartown Police Chief Jamie Newsome said additional details explaining the circumstances of the shooting will be released as soon as possible.

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