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BREAKING NEWS: Bodies of a man and woman found near Crown King

Goodyear Police/Courtesy photo<br>
Bodies of a man and a woman found near Crown King are believed to be missing Goodyear woman Tara Shermerhorn and her former boyfriend 
Thomas Watson.

Goodyear Police/Courtesy photo<br> Bodies of a man and a woman found near Crown King are believed to be missing Goodyear woman Tara Shermerhorn and her former boyfriend Thomas Watson.

GOODYEAR, Ariz. (AP) - Goodyear police say the bodies of a man and a woman have been found in rural Yavapai County and are believed to be a missing Goodyear woman and her former boyfriend.

The Yavapai County Sheriff's Office says the bodies were located a half mile from Crown King about 60 miles north of Phoenix.

Goodyear police Commander Ralph McLaughlin tells The Associated Press the bodies were found inside a truck and are believed to be 47-year-old Thomas Watson and 31-year-old Tara Shermerhorn.

McLaughlin did not say how the couple died. The search began last evening after Shermerhorn's family notified police that she was missing.

McLaughlin says the couple had broken up, but it's not clear why they were together.