Bodies of young boy and man found in Gasconade Co

The man's vehicle was found on Valentine Ford Road, near Route A in Gasconade County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol is assisting with a death investigation in Gasconade County.

The body of a four-year-old boy and a 37-year-old male family friend were found this morning laying near the man's vehicle.  The vehicle was found parked on Valentine Ford Road, about eight miles north of Bland.

Police have released no additional details but say the boy was last seen Sunday morning with the unidentified family friend.