Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 10:02 am (Updated: September 5, 5:18 am)
Returning home after work, a LaRue County man discovered the bodies of his parents trapped underneath their vehicle in what appears to be a “freak accident,” Sheriff Merle Edlin said.
John Muir, 56, and Chong Muir, 71, were dead at least eight hours when their son, Danny, discovered the couple Tuesday evening at their Munfordville Road home near Sonora, Edlin said.
The cause of death is asphyxiation, said Wesley Warren, LaRue County deputy coroner. John and Chong Muir were unable to breathe because the car was on top of them, he said.
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