Bodies found, may be missing Iowa girls

Posted By:  KLKN Newsroom

Iowa authorities say the bodies believed to be that of two girls reported missing in July have been found.

The Black Hawk County Sheriff's Office in Iowa says hunters discovered two bodies today in a wooded area.  The bodies are believed to be that of two missing Iowa cousins from Evansdale.  Lyric Cook and Elizabeth Collins disappeared on July 13th.  Their disappearance made national news.

Authorities held a press conference in Evansdale late Wednesday afternoon to confirm the news.  The families have been notified.  The bodies will be taken to a medical facility to be positively identified.  No other details have been released.