Police are investigating the mysterious deaths of a teacher and her husband after they were found inside a pickup truck on the side of a highway in New Mexico.
Ursula Kokotkiewicz, 32, and husband Jacob, 31, were discovered with gunshot wounds to their heads in a truck along the I-40 near Albuquerque on Thursday.
Police identified the couple on Tuesday, stating that Jacob was in the driver’s seat and found with a 9mm handgun between his legs. His wife was sitting next to him in the passenger seat.
According to her social media posts, they had been visiting National Parks in recent days and were recently in Utah before traveling to New Mexico.
Mrs Kokotkiewicz’s final post was on June 27 from a spot in Zion National Park called Angel’s Landing where the bodies were found two days later.
Tributes were paid to Mrs Kokotkiewicz online, with one person writing: “I can’t believe Ms K is gone. I should have gotten a picture, a hug or something, and I didn’t because I expected to see her again.”
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