After being missing more than three days, three teenagers from Osceola have been found dead in rural Clarke County.

police-car2Local law enforcement reports that the teens, 16-year-old Elaina Critz, 16-year-old Lauren Barker and 19-year-old Jesse Robinson were found dead Tuesday morning inside a car that had gone off a road and into a creek.

The teens were found in the car, upside down in the water, by a road maintenance worker who was in the area.

All three had been missing since some time on Saturday.

More information about the accident will be released as it becomes available.

The Clarke County Sheriff’s Office, the Iowa State Patrol and Osceola Police Department continue the investigation.

By Jordan Armstrong, KSIB, Creston