WARREN, R.I. (AP) – Police have found the bodies of a missing Rhode Island couple in a septic tank in their yard.

Sixty-year-old James A. Soares Sr. and 53-year-old Marian F. Soares had last been seen at the beginning of the month. They were reported missing by family members July 15 after they missed a family reunion.

Police went to the couple’s house in Warren on Saturday and excavated the yard with a backhoe.

The Providence Journal reported that a family member has been arrested, but no one has been charged. Authorities did not elaborate.


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