Man and woman found dead in Blackbird State Forest

By Tom Lehman 6:49pm, January 2, 2014 - Updated 6:57pm, January 2, 2014
Two people from Clayton were found dead inside of a vehicle at Blackbird State Forest near Smyrna Thursday afternoon, state police said.

A forest employee found a 32-year-old man and a 23-year-old woman in the campground area around 1:10 p.m.

Both the man and woman were unresponsive and later pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

Foul play isn't currently suspected, but police say troopers are continuing to investigate the incident.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner removed the body and autopsies will be conducted to determine the cause of death.


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