US Hart family crash: Body found Saturday

04:30  08 april  2018
04:30  08 april  2018 Source:   CNN

Possible sighting of mother before deadly SUV crash

  Possible sighting of mother before deadly SUV crash Authorities are investigating whether a surveillance video from Fort Bragg, California, shows a woman the day before her family's sport utility vehicle was found at the bottom off a cliff along the Pacific Coast at a scenic viewpoint. Mendocino County Sheriff Lt. Shannon Barney told The Oregonian/OregonLive Tuesday the woman in the video looks like Jennifer Hart but that the footage is "very grainy."Sarah and Jennifer Hart were found dead at the crash scene March 26 along with three of their children.Three other children remain missing. Authorities have said the crash was probably deliberate.

A body was found Saturday very close to the Northern California site of a recent crash that took the lives of at least five members of one family and left three children missing, the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office announced in a news release.

(LEX 18)-- Officials with Powell County Search and Rescue confirm that have found the body of a missing hiker in the Red River Gorge. California Crash That Killed Hart Family Believed To Be Intentional. The crash occurred Saturday night in the city of La Romana.

A body was found Saturday very close to the Northern California site of a recent crash that took the lives of at least five members of one family and left three children missing, the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office announced in a news release.

The body was found floating in the surf near Juan Creek by a couple that was vacationing along the coast, the sheriff's office said.

Sheriff's officials said the body appears to be that of an African-American female but the age, identity, and cause of death are not known.

Possible sighting of mother before deadly SUV crash

  Possible sighting of mother before deadly SUV crash Authorities are investigating whether a surveillance video from Fort Bragg, California, shows a woman the day before her family's sport utility vehicle was found at the bottom off a cliff along the Pacific Coast at a scenic viewpoint. Mendocino County Sheriff Lt. Shannon Barney told The Oregonian/OregonLive Tuesday the woman in the video looks like Jennifer Hart but that the footage is "very grainy."Sarah and Jennifer Hart were found dead at the crash scene March 26 along with three of their children.Three other children remain missing. Authorities have said the crash was probably deliberate.

The bodies of Jennifer and Sarah Hart were found on March 26, along with the bodies of three of their six children, inside the family 's SUV, off a cliff near Westport. CHP has released a fuller timeline of the Hart family 's movements before the fatal crash .

He added police are also investigating a cellphone found near the crash site. First responders found the moms’ bodies in the car as well as the bodies Based upon the investigation to date, it is believed the Hart family was in or around the Newport, Oregon area around 8:15am on Saturday morning

An autopsy is planned for Tuesday.

A truck drives by the pullout where the SUV of Jennifer and Sarah Hart was recovered off the Pacific Coast Highway, near Westport, Calif., Wednesday, March 28, 2018. The bodies of the two women and three of their adopted children were recovered after the vehicle plunged over the cliff Monday, while three more of their children, Devonte Hart, 15, Hannah Hart, 16, and Sierra Hart, 12, have not been found. (Alvin Jornada/The Press Democrat via AP) © Alvin Jornada/The Press Democrat via AP A truck drives by the pullout where the SUV of Jennifer and Sarah Hart was recovered off the Pacific Coast Highway, near Westport, Calif., Wednesday, March 28, 2018. The bodies of the two women and three of their adopted children were recovered after the vehicle plunged over the cliff Monday, while three more of their children, Devonte Hart, 15, Hannah Hart, 16, and Sierra Hart, 12, have not been found. (Alvin Jornada/The Press Democrat via AP)

The sheriff's office is investigating the possibility that the body may be one of the two missing Hart girls, however, identification will most likely be done through DNA analysis, a process that could take several weeks.

The bodies of Jennifer and Sarah Hart were found March 26 inside the family's SUV, which had crashed at the rocky shoreline below a cliff. The bodies of three of their children -- Markis, 19; Jeremiah, 14; and Abigail, 14 -- were found nearby.

But their three other children -- Devonte, 15; Hannah, 16; and Sierra, 12 -- are missing, officials have said.

Police have said they believe the crash may have been intentional.

CNN's Steve Almasy contributed to this report.

Body found near cliff crash scene ID'd as one of missing Hart children .
The body of Ciera Hart, 12, Two other children, Devonte Hart and Hannah Hart, remain missing.A California sheriff's office said Tuesday that the body of a girl found near the scene of a deadly crash that killed five members of a family is that of one of the three missing children from that crash.

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