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Two Bodies Found Inside Vehicle Where Missing Teen Couple, Sophie Edwards And Ethan Manzano, Were Last Seen

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) -- Tuesday marked a tragic end to the search for a missing teen couple after two bodies, believed to be the teens, were found amid a mangled vehicle.

Two Bodies Found Inside Vehicle Where Missing Teen Couple, Sophie Edwards And Ethan Manzano, Were Last Seen
Ethan Manzano and Sophie Edwards, both 19, pictured together in an undated photo. The two teens went missing in the Angeles National Forest on July 1, 2021.

The car that 19-year-old Sophie Edwards and 19-year-old Ethan Manzano were in was found wrecked below the Angeles Crest Highway. A volunteer with a drone located their belongings.

Two bodies were found inside the wreck, and family gathered at the scene to mourn the loss.

Edwards and Manzano were last seen at about 1:30 p.m. Thursday near mile marker 51 of Angeles Crest Highway, according to the LASD.

The two were inside a silver 2007 Isuzu Ascender with California plates 6BFA756.

Edwards was described as white, 5'3" and weighing about 95 pounds. She was last seen wearing a black coat, a gray Newcombs Ranch shirt, baggy blue jeans, red Doc Martens boots and a black bandana in her hair.

Manzano, who has an unspecified mental condition, was described as 5'3" and weighing about 135 pounds with brown eyes and wavy black hair. He was also last seen wearing a gray Newcombs Ranch shirt and dark jeans.

(© Copyright 2021 CBS Broadcasting Inc. All Rights Reserved. City News Service contributed to this report.)

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