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2 adults found dead in parked SUV, their 3 children alive and unharmed also in the vehicle

Posted at 2:03 PM, Dec 31, 2016
and last updated 2016-12-31 20:37:12-05

VOLUSIA COUNTY, Fla. -- Two people were found dead in a vehicle parked along Interstate 4 in Volusia County early Saturday. Three children were also found inside the vehicle, alive and unharmed.

Deputies responded to the scene just after 2 a.m. at the 122 mile marker of eastbound I-4 near DeLand.

An FHP trooper was checking on a maroon SUV parked along the highway with its hazard lights flashing.

The trooper discovered two adults, a 32-year-old man and 30-year-old woman, unconscious inside the SUV. They were both pronounced dead at the scene.

The Volusia County Sheriff's Office says the three children inside the vehicle were the deceased couple's children.

The boys range in age from approximately eight months to four years.

While investigators did not immediately identify an obvious signs of foul play, they are continuing to investigate the circumstances of the deaths.