The bodies of a family reported missing more than a week ago were found in a car submerged in a car in a northern Kentucky creek, police said Friday.
Foul play is not suspected, state Trooper Chip Perry said.
The car was found Thursday in Eagle Creek in Gallatin County, near a sharp curve on a rural road about 30 miles southwest of Cincinnati. Authorities removed the car and found the bodies of two adults and three children inside.
The family was identified as Glenn Allen Johnson Jr., 33; Kendra Nicole Johnson, 26; Sevin Johnson, 5; Mekenzie Johnson, 2; and 18-month-old Mya Johnson. All are from Sanders in Gallatin County.
The family had been reported missing Jan. 10 to police in Hamilton, Ohio, about 20 miles north of Cincinnati, authorities said.
Police do not know how long the car had been in the waters of Eagle Creek off Kentucky 467, which is about 30 miles southwest of Cincinnati. The family was last seen Dec. 27 when they left for Sanders, Ky., where they planned to move, according to media reports
The car was found near a sharp curve on a narrow stretch of Kentucky 467, Perry said. Little of the car was visible but a passer-by spotted it and alerted authorities.
On Friday, there were no guardrails between the highway and the water, but nine orange and white construction barrels marked the spot where the car was pulled from the creek.
The family was last seen Dec. 27 when they left for Sanders, Ky., where they planned to move, according to media reports.