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Sheriff: Man found with wife's body in trunk, kids in car

Posted at 12:58 PM, Oct 22, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-22 15:58:17-04

Authorities say a soldier based in Louisiana was arrested in a car with his wife's body in the trunk, their two toddlers in the car, and his girlfriend driving.

A Calcasieu Parish Sheriff's Office statement says 22--year--old Logan Kyle was turned over to Army investigators at Fort Polk; 24--year--old Sarah Parker of Lake Charles was arrested on charges including failure to report a homicide; and the 1- and 2-year-old children are in state custody.

Fort Polk spokeswoman Kim Reichsling says Kyle is in custody. She says she cannot release his wife's name until Tuesday because Army regulations require a 24-hour wait after notifying next-of-kin.

The sheriff's office says deputies got a tip about a woman with a dead body in her trunk and stopped Parker's car Sunday night.