The Bodies of a mother and child found in Gosport flood waters

GOSPORT, Ind. (WISH) – Indiana Conservation Officers said Saturday morning they were searching for two missing people after their vehicle became submerged in flood waters. Their bodies were found later Saturday.

Officers were looking for 24-year-old Jana Payton and 5-year-old Bronson Liggett, of Paragon. Both went missing early Saturday morning.

According to DNR officials, a female driver, Payton and Liggett were traveling in a car on Moon Road when they became lost Saturday. The three were trying to make their way back to Paragon.

The driver of the car attempted to drive through high water. Officials say the road did not have a high water sign because it is so infrequently traveled. Read more