Brothers, ages 84 and 76, found dead at Blossom Valley home near Lakeside identified

A San Diego County Deputy Sheriff’s patch. Courtesy of the department

Authorities on Monday publicly identified two retirement-age brothers found dead over the weekend at a home in a rural neighborhood east of Lakeside.

The deaths of Kenneth Burchette, 76, and his 84-year-old brother, Wilburn, in the 15500 block of Creek Hills Road in Blossom Valley were reported around 5:15 p.m. Sunday, according to the San Diego County Sheriff’s Department.

“Both men appeared to have been deceased for some time,” Lt. Joseph Jarjura said.

How the brothers died remains under investigation, the lieutenant said.

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