Authorities searching for missing family

Jan 19, 2012

FANNIN COUNTY - The Fannin County Sheriff’s Office is reporting the disappearance of three people from a residence near Leonard.

Authorities were notified Wednesday of the situation and that foul play may be involved. According to a release from the Sheriff’s Office, investigators made entry into the residence to check the welfare of the homeowners. But no one was found inside and evidence of foul play was detected.

According to Sheriff Donnie Foster, additional agencies have been contacted and all available resources are being utilized in an attempt to locate the missing people.

Fannin County investigators remained at the residence overnight in hopes that the residents might return but they did not. The residents had not been located as of late Thursday.