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Two Michigan residents missing for a week after meeting online found dead in Lake Erie

Victims identified

MONROE COUNTY, Mich. – Two people missing for a week after meeting online have been found dead in a car in Lake Erie in southeastern Michigan.

A Monroe County sheriff's detective believes the driver might have been confused after leaving a bar and mistakenly drove the car into the lake off Toledo Beach marina.

The victims have been identified as 50-year-old Jill Parrinello-Davey of Manchester and 48-year-old Darrin Gabbard of Allen Park. Det. Sgt. Rob Moody says investigators consider the deaths an accident.