Bodies found in shallow grave identified

September 7, 2012

Two bodies discovered in a shallow grave in a wooded area behind an east-side Indianapolis home have been identified. Dental records show the men are Juan Carlos Valencia, 39, and Raul Barajas Villalobos, 40. Both are from San Jose, Calif. The bodies were found Aug. 22 near the 2800 block of North Gladstone Avenue. Both had suffered head trauma. Police called the deaths homicides and said the bodies could have been there for months.