Woman, 2 children found dead inside partially submerged car

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#UPDATE | EUFAULA, Ala. (AP) — The bodies of a woman and two children were found inside a car that was found partially submerged in Lake Eufaula, authorities say, and a possible suspect was being treated at a hospital.

Barbour County Coroner Chip Chapman says the three apparently were dead before the car entered the water where it was found near a lakeside park in Eufaula early Monday along the Alabama-Georgia state line. The victims weren’t immediately identified.

Dothan Police Chief Will Benny says a male who is a person of interest in the case was taken by helicopter ambulance to Southeast Health from Eufaula.


EUFAULA, Ala. (AP) — Authorities say three bodies have been found inside a car that was partially submerged in Lake Eufaula along the Alabama-Georgia line.

News outlets report that a passerby spotted a car in the water at a park in Eufaula on Monday morning.

Officials checked the vehicle and determined that three bodies were inside. Photos show a blue sedan in water near the shore.

It’s unclear how long the vehicle had been there, but authorities say a homicide investigation is underway.

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