Man, woman found dead in Joliet auto body shop

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CHICAGO (STMW) - Joliet police have opened a homicide investigation after a man and woman were found beaten to death in the southwest suburb Wednesday afternoon.

Michael Oram, 48, and Jamie Wills, 43, were both found dead in the 800 block of East Cass Street, according to the Will County coroner’s office.

Oran, of Joliet, and Wills, of Lockport, were both pronounced dead at the scene at 3:10 p.m., according to the coroner’s office.

Autopsies conducted Thursday found that both died of blunt force trauma to the head, according to the coroner’s office.

The Joliet Police Department is investigating the deaths as a double homicide, the coroner’s office said.