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Car discovered in the Tensas River UPDATE

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MADISON PARISH, La., (KNOE 8 News) - Louisiana State Police this morning recovered a car which was discovered in the Tensas River.

There were three bodies in the vehicle, which have now been identified as three travelers from South Carolina headed for Shreveport.

Two of the victims, Brady S. Brown and his Uncle Eddie Lee Cobb, and a family friend, Ella Williams have now been identified as the victims in the crash.

The group had left Columbia, S.C. on January 7th, and hadn't been seen or heard from since. Repeated efforts by family members to reach them just went directly to voice mail.

The last known communication from the three is believed to have been made somewhere in the vicinity of Birmingham, Alabama, from a cell phone they had with them.

 

ORGINAL STORY:

MADISON PARISH, La., (KNOE 8 News) -Louisiana State Police have confirmed that a car has been discovered in the Tensas River near mile marker 161.

They are on the scene and KNOE 8 News has a crew on the scene was well.

Early reports are that at least 3 bodies were in the car and have been recovered.

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