ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Police are conducting a death investigation after two people were found dead Tuesday morning.

Police said a man and a women were found dead around 7:30 a.m. They were later identified as Kenneth Lee Shook, 35, and Cheryl Lee Casey, 58.

The bodies were found in an alley near 14th Ave S and 16th St. South. A pickup truck was also found nearby.

Detectives are investigating the incident as a double homicide. Officials said "drug overtones" were also evident.

An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information about these individuals or their deaths is asked to call St. Petersburg Police at 813-893-7780 or TEXT SPPT+"your tip" to TIP411.

This is a developing story and more information will be provided as it becomes available.