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US Hart family crash: Body found Saturday

04:30  08 april  2018
04:30  08 april  2018 Source:   cnn.com

Possible sighting of mother before deadly SUV crash

  Possible sighting of mother before deadly SUV crash Authorities are investigating whether a surveillance video from Fort Bragg, California, shows a woman the day before her family's sport utility vehicle was found at the bottom off a cliff along the Pacific Coast at a scenic viewpoint. Mendocino County Sheriff Lt. Shannon Barney told The Oregonian/OregonLive Tuesday the woman in the video looks like Jennifer Hart but that the footage is "very grainy."Sarah and Jennifer Hart were found dead at the crash scene March 26 along with three of their children.Three other children remain missing. Authorities have said the crash was probably deliberate.

A body was found Saturday very close to the Northern California site of a recent crash that took the lives of at least five members of one family and left three The bodies of Jennifer and Sarah Hart were found March 26 inside the family 's SUV, which had crashed at the rocky shoreline below a cliff.

JUST WATCHED. Body found near Hart family SUV crash site. Vacationers found the body of an African-American female floating in the Pacific Ocean surf Saturday , nearly two weeks after the SUV carrying the Hart family plunged off a cliff and onto a rocky shoreline in a remote stretch in

A body was found Saturday very close to the Northern California site of a recent crash that took the lives of at least five members of one family and left three children missing, the Mendocino County Sheriff's Office announced in a news release.

The body was found floating in the surf near Juan Creek by a couple that was vacationing along the coast, the sheriff's office said.

Sheriff's officials said the body appears to be that of an African-American female but the age, identity, and cause of death are not known.

Mom seen in store surveillance prior to fatal cliff crash

  Mom seen in store surveillance prior to fatal cliff crash Based on surveillance video and cellphone pings, police said they have come up with an itinerary for the Hart family's final days.The California Highway Patrol released a surveillance image from a Safeway in Fort Bragg taken March 25 — a day before the Hart family's SUV was found crashed at the bottom of a rocky shoreline about 15 miles to the north.

A body was recovered along the California Coast on Saturday , near the site of a crash that claimed the lives of at least five members of a Hart family .

The Mendocino County Sheriff’s Office said they received a call around 2:00 p.m. on Saturday from the California Highway Patrol, informing them about a body that had been found “in the surf” around Highway 1, an area which is “in the immediate vicinity of the recent Hart Family crash .”

An autopsy is planned for Tuesday.

A truck drives by the pullout where the SUV of Jennifer and Sarah Hart was recovered off the Pacific Coast Highway, near Westport, Calif., Wednesday, March 28, 2018. The bodies of the two women and three of their adopted children were recovered after the vehicle plunged over the cliff Monday, while three more of their children, Devonte Hart, 15, Hannah Hart, 16, and Sierra Hart, 12, have not been found. (Alvin Jornada/The Press Democrat via AP) © Alvin Jornada/The Press Democrat via AP A truck drives by the pullout where the SUV of Jennifer and Sarah Hart was recovered off the Pacific Coast Highway, near Westport, Calif., Wednesday, March 28, 2018. The bodies of the two women and three of their adopted children were recovered after the vehicle plunged over the cliff Monday, while three more of their children, Devonte Hart, 15, Hannah Hart, 16, and Sierra Hart, 12, have not been found. (Alvin Jornada/The Press Democrat via AP)

The sheriff's office is investigating the possibility that the body may be one of the two missing Hart girls, however, identification will most likely be done through DNA analysis, a process that could take several weeks.

The bodies of Jennifer and Sarah Hart were found March 26 inside the family's SUV, which had crashed at the rocky shoreline below a cliff. The bodies of three of their children -- Markis, 19; Jeremiah, 14; and Abigail, 14 -- were found nearby.

But their three other children -- Devonte, 15; Hannah, 16; and Sierra, 12 -- are missing, officials have said.

Police have said they believe the crash may have been intentional.

CNN's Steve Almasy contributed to this report.

Body found near cliff crash scene ID'd as one of missing Hart children .
The body of Ciera Hart, 12, Two other children, Devonte Hart and Hannah Hart, remain missing.A California sheriff's office said Tuesday that the body of a girl found near the scene of a deadly crash that killed five members of a family is that of one of the three missing children from that crash.

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