The our bodies of a lady and two youngsters had been discovered inside a automotive discovered partially submerged in Lake Eufaula, and a potential suspect was being handled at a hospital, authorities stated.
Barbour County Coroner Chip Chapman stated the three victims, who weren’t instantly recognized, apparently had been lifeless earlier than the automotive entered the water. It was discovered close to a lakeside park in Eufaula early Monday alongside the Alabama–Georgia state line, information retailers reported.
The causes of demise had been unclear, Chapman stated. The our bodies had been despatched to the Alabama Division of Forensic Sciences for autopsies, and the surviving male was taken by helicopter ambulance to Southeast Well being in Dothan, in accordance with the police chief there, Will Benny.
The chief stated officers had been on the hospital awaiting state investigators. Authorities didn’t instantly announce any arrests. Benny described the survivor as an individual of curiosity.
The three victims had been believed to be from exterior Alabama, the Alabama Regulation Enforcement Company stated in a press release.