John Reed

Police find bodies believed to be missing Washington couple

For six weeks, authorities said a missing Washington state couple had been slain. Prosecutors had charged two brothers with their murder.

But until Tuesday, no bodies had been found.

That changed after the Snohomish County Sheriff's Office said one of the suspects provided information that led detectives to a remote location near the couple's home. There — about 50 miles northeast of Seattle near the town of Oso — deputies found buried remains in an area where the couple's vehicles were found weeks ago.

"We are waiting for medical examiner confirmation but we have reason to believe that they are Patrick Shunn and Monique Patenaude," Snohomish...