Missing Elderly Minnesota Couple Found Dead; Grandson Arrested
PAYNESVILLE (WJON News) -- An elderly Paynesville couple has been found dead and their grandson has been arrested.
The Stearns County Sheriff's Department says Paynesville police received a missing persons report from family members of Wilbert and Gloria Scheel on Wednesday after they missed a dinner appointment.
At about 5:00 p.m. Thursday their vehicle was found in rural Kandiyohi County. Investigators found their bodies inside the vehicle. They were taken to the Mid-West Medical Examiner's office in Anoka.
At about 9:00 p.m. Thursday 30-year-old Gregory Scheel was found and arrested south of where the vehicle was found. He was booked into the Kandiyohi County Jail.
More information is expected to be released Friday.