Stevens County couple found dead in Kettle River

An elderly couple from Kettle Falls who was last seen on May 1 was found Monday afternoon dead inside their truck after driving into the Kettle River about 25 miles north of Colville in Ferry County.

Washington State Patrol says Paul and Lynne Schneider were headed northbound on Highway 395 just north of milepost 256 when their truck left the roadway and entered the Kettle River.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation according to Washington State Patrol. 

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