While looking for James Whitman, searchers also found a car over a hillside and two people inside.

By: KDKA-TV News Staff

CLARION, Pa. (KDKA) – State troopers are continuing to investigate three deaths in Clarion County.

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Troopers were called there to look for James Whitman, a Clarion University student who had disappeared.

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While looking for him in the woods towards Toby Creek, crews found a car over a hillside.

Inside, investigators found the bodies of 78-year-old Samuel and 80-year-old Lucielle Paine. The searchers also found Whitman’s body about 100 feet above the Toby Creek Bridge on Bigley Road.

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Troopers say it doesn’t appear the cases are connected.