Back from watery grave: car stolen in 1979 in France
September 1, 2017
PARIS (AP) — It's the car coming back from a watery grave.
A blue Peugeot 104 stolen in the heart of France's Champagne country in 1979 is being reunited with its owner — 38 years later — after French police pulled it, in surprisingly good shape but crawling with crayfish, from a murky swamp.
In a Facebook posting, police said the pond owner alerted officers in Chalons-en-Champagne, 160 kilometers (100 miles) east of Paris, on Monday about the discovery. The car became visible because drought dropped the water level.
After police divers checked there wasn't a corpse inside, the long-l...