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Former team-mates has been found dead in burned car was shot, authorities say

Detectives investigating the death of Bruce Kane and Alexander Hollow, who were found dead in a burned car Monday in Hamlin, N. Y.

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Two former high school swimming standouts found dead in a burned car earlier this week in the north of the state of New York had every shot, authorities said, describing the deaths as a result of what was likely a targeted attack.

No official cause of death has not been determined for Alexander All Cease Burrow, 20, and Bruce Kane, 18, Rochester Democrat & Chronicle.

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— Caurie Putnam (@CauriePutnam) September 12, 2018

Their bodies were found Monday morning behind a warehouse in Hamlin, N. Y., as a business owner called 911 to report a burn-Ford Focus outside his building, Rochester’s WHAM-TV reported.

Meanwhile, the police are looking to speak with the driver of a dark colored pick-up truck which made a U-turn in the vicinity of a supermarket during the hours when the crime may have occurred.

“Because of the proximity of the store to the crime, we want to talk to the operator of that vehicle, and see if maybe they saw something out of the ordinary that could help us with this investigation,” said Deputy Chief Michael Fowler of the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.

“Because of the proximity of the store to the crime, we want to talk to the operator of that vehicle, and see if maybe they saw something out of the ordinary that could help us with this research.”

– Deputy Chief Michael Fowler, Monroe County Sheriff’s Office

Police do not believe that the director was involved in the murders.

Flowler said that he was not aware of criminal activities in the area and said the deaths appeared to be a “isolated incident.”

Both victims are teammates at Brockport High School’s swim team, a record in a 2016 meet in the 200-meter freestyle relay.

Hollow graduated in 2016 and Kane in June.

Kane is a two-time All-Greater Rochester section swimmer and broke three pool records as a member of the school relay race.

We are saddened to learn of the loss of two former students. Bruce Kane graduated from BHS last June and Alex Burrow in 2016. We offer our sincere condolences to the families, friends and all those affected by this tragedy. The supervisors will be available throughout the week.

— Brockport CSD (@BrockportCSD) September 12, 2018

The Brockport Central School District, tweeted his condolences Wednesday.

“We are saddened to learn of the loss of two former students. Bruce Kane graduated from BHS last June and Alex Burrow in 2016. We offer our sincere condolences to the families, friends and all those affected by this tragedy. Counselors will be available during the week.”

Hollow out the brother Shane to Stop said the Democrat & Chronicle, that his brother was preparing to start his second year at the University of Buffalo this fall.

“He was the light of everyone of the world,” said Cease. “The boy was willing to give you his shirt off his back.”

A vigil for the two men is scheduled for Sunday.

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