Van Zandt County authorities are on the scene of a double homicide near Edom on County Rd. 4812.

Van Zandt County Sheriff Pat Burnett said the bodies of a man and a woman were discovered inside a home at that location, after deputies received a call from a family member.

The cause of the couple’s death is not known at this time and the Texas Rangers are assisting deputies in their investigation.

Sheriff Burnett said, “We are in the early stages of the investigation” and hope to have more information later today.”