NC police discover 2 bodies inside car connected to missing persons case

WILMINGTON, N.C. — Police in North Carolina confirm two bodies have been discovered inside of a car that was found in a wooded area.

News Release - River Road Just after 3 p.m. Monday, May 4, Wilmington Police found a grey 2013 Dodge Dart deep in the...

Posted by Wilmington, NC Police Department on Monday, May 4, 2020

The Wilmington Police Department said in a statement that officers were called to an area near the Cape Fear River after 3 p.m. Monday where they found a grey 2013 Dodge Dart “deep in the woods.”

Police said that investigators couldn’t immediately identify the bodies because of significant decomposition.

Local news outlets reported that officials confirmed the car was connected to a missing persons case involving two Wilmington women who were last seen April 15.

Wilmington police are hoping to get one step closer to finding a missing couple from Wilmington. 27-year-old Stephanie...

Posted by Wilmington, NC Police Department on Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Police in both North and South Carolina were looking for a grey 2013 Dodge Dart when the two women disappeared. The car was registered to one of the women and had South Carolina plates.

Police are continuing to investigate this case.