MILTON — The Santa Rosa County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of two people at a local motel.

They were called to the Emerald Sands Suites on U.S. Highway 90 about 7 a.m. Tuesday, according to Sheriff's Office spokesman Sgt. Rich Aloy.

"At this time, we are working this incident as a death investigation," a press release from the Sheriff's Office said. "There are initial indicators of foul play but the scene is still active."

Aloy said Tuesday he did not know the victims' genders and could not release any more information.