WILLIAMSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — Authorities in Williamson County are investigating after three bodies were found inside a vehicle near Interstate 840.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol said the bodies of three people were found in the 3700 block of Boston Theta Road Wednesday afternoon at around 2:30 p.m.
The Williamson County Rescue Squad said crews are working to recover the bodies from a vehicle and the bodies are of two adults and one child.
“This is the same family that was reported missing on January 16th. It’s sad that this is the way that this ended up,” said Dinah Wade with the Williamson County Rescue Squad. “At this time the family is grieving. They just ask for privacy right now as they grieve together, and this is going to be an ongoing investigation.”
Williamson County authorities confirmed the three bodies are those of a missing Hickman County family.
A lieutenant with the Hickman County Sheriff’s Department tells News 2 the family found dead consists of a man, identified as Jeremy Cook, his fiance, identified as Johanan Manor, and their 8-year-old child, identified as Adliana Manor. A welfare check was conducted on January 21 and authorities did not find anything. A missing person report was then filed on January 23.
“I was just down here yesterday and you cant see it, can’t see it. How it got there is the question. How? There’s no damage to the bridge,” said Bradley Caldwell, a resident who lives nearby.
Authorities met with Manor’s biological parents and got some information regarding her cellphone. On Wednesday, they were able to ping a location.
The investigation is ongoing. No other information was released.
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