PAYNESVILLE (WJON News) -- An elderly Paynesville couple has been found dead and their grandson has been arrested.

The Stearns County Sheriff's Department says Paynesville police received a missing persons report from family members of Wilbert and Gloria Scheel on Wednesday after they missed a dinner appointment.

At about 5:00 p.m. Thursday their vehicle was found in rural Kandiyohi County. Investigators found their bodies inside the vehicle. They were taken to the Mid-West Medical Examiner's office in Anoka.

At about 9:00  p.m. Thursday 30-year-old Gregory Scheel was found and arrested south of where the vehicle was found. He was booked into the Kandiyohi County Jail.

More information is expected to be released Friday.

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