Missing Sabine couple found dead in Jeep

SABINE PARISH, LA (KSLA) – A Zwolle couple missing for the past three days was found dead in the Jeep they were last seen in.

Sabine Parish authorities say 58-year-old Charles Britt and 58-year-old Wanda Leone were found inside Britt's Jeep. It was found mid-Monday afternoon.

Authorities believe Britt and Leone were on their usual Friday evening date and were driving along Highway 191. They were north of Cardinal Road when it appears their Jeep hit a deer, ran off the highway and rolled over.

Sabine Parish Detective Bradley Marr says authorities became concerned because it was not like the couple to leave without talking to their relatives.

Marr says authorities conducted both ground and aerial searches for the couple with over 50 people helping in the search.

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