(CNN) — It’s a mystery more than four decades in the making. Two cars — rusted, caked with mud and carrying as many as six bodies — pulled from the bottom of an Oklahoma lake.
According to CNN affiliates KFOR and KOCO, Custer County sheriff’s deputies weren’t looking for the cars Tuesday, but found them anyway when Oklahoma Highway Patrol sonar equipment being used for another purpose revealed their location at the bottom of the reservoir about 150 miles west of Oklahoma City.
Investigators say they believe one car may belong to a teenager who disappeared with two friends in 1970. The other car could be linked to the disappearance of a man in 1969, the stations reported.