Search warrant: Two people found dead in Roanoke home Sunday were murdered

Victims found with “significant injuries”

ROANOKE, Va. – More information has been released about a weekend death investigation in the Star City.

A search warrant says April Barnicoat and Eric Surface were murdered.

They were found in a home on Queen Ann Drive Sunday.

The warrant also says investigators searched one of the victims’ phones for things like call records and text messages from Feb. 28 to March 3.

Which victim’s phone was searched is not specified, but the phone was missing from the crime scene according to the warrant.

As 10 News has reported, the bodies were found when Vinton police requested a well-being check related to an abduction.