The deaths of two men found dead in a home in Clinton are being investigated as a homicide, the Clinton Police Department said in a news release Friday.

At 3:08 p.m. March 6, the Clinton Police Department responded to a report of an unresponsive person at a home at 114 N. 5th St.

Officers discovered two men, Kevin James Lambert, 57, and Steven James Cox, 60, both of Clinton, dead inside, according to the release.

They were transported to the Office of the Iowa State Medical Examiner, where autopsies were conducted, according to the release.

"We are not disclosing manner or method (of death) as this is a very active investigation at this time," Chief Kevin Gyrion said in an email Friday. 

The police department is being assisted by the Iowa Division of Criminal Investigation and the Office of the Iowa State Medical Examiner. 

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Anyone with information regarding this investigation is asked to call the Clinton Police Department at 563-243-1458 or Clinton County Crime Stoppers at 1-888-883-8015.

— Tara Becker