Mississippi police and the FBI continue the quest to find a family missing after their car was mysteriously found afire and personal items later spotted in a nearby dumpster.
MISSING PERSONS ALERT: A frantic search for a family missing after a weird roadside accident and fire is currently underway in Copiah County, Mississippi.
The missing trio's overturned SUV was found ablaze at the side of a main highway on Saturday morning, and some of their belongings were later discovered by a vagrant in a nearby dumpster.
Those items were said to be smeared with blood, some media outlets are now reporting.
Thirty-year-old Atira Hughes-Smith, her 7-year-old son Jaidon Hill, and her husband 34-year-old Laterry Smith vanished into thin air shortly after Hughes-Smith telephoned her loved ones on Friday night to say the three were leaving town together for the weekend.
That trip was evidently unplanned and authorities now suspect foul play in the threesome's uncharacteristic disappearance because ... read and share the rest of this special bulletin here.