Okla. police find 6 cold case bodies at bottom of lake

Police were using new sonar equipment when they located two vehicles at the bottom of the lake, which may have gone missing, along with their passengers, in the 60's and 70's


By Michael pearson Michael Martinez
CNN

FOSS, Okla. — It's a mystery more than four decades in the making. Two cars — rusted, caked with mud and carrying as many as six bodies — are pulled from the bottom of an Oklahoma lake.

According to CNN affiliates KFOR and KOCO, Custer County sheriff's deputies weren't looking for the cars Tuesday, but found them when Oklahoma Highway Patrol sonar equipment being used for another purpose revealed their location at the bottom of Foss Lake, a reservoir about 150 miles west of Oklahoma City.

Investigators say they believe one car may have belonged to a teenager who disappeared with two friends in 1970. The other car could be linked to the disappearance of a man in the early 1960s, media reported.

Full Story: Oklahoma deputies pull bodies from lake; may date to '60s, 1970 disappearances

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