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PIKE COUNTY, Mo. (KSDK) – Pike County Sheriff deputies found a couple dead in their trailer Thursday in Frankford, Mo.

Deputies, paramedics and firefighters found Howard Stout, 49, and Theresa Stout, 48, dead of an apparent malfunctioning portable propane heater in the 4600 block of Pike 15.

A family member found the couple.

An autopsy was not ordered for the couple, and the two were moved to Mudd Veach Funeral Home of Bowling Green, at the request of the family.