A helicopter missing near the Monroe-Jasper county line since Wednesday night was found crashed in Jasper County on Thursday.

The Reporter has learned that three men aboard the chopper were killed in the crash in the rain Wednesday night. The crash was found in thick woods behind Enon Baptist Church on Hwy. 83 just inside Jasper County. One of those on board was reportedly from Buckhead but authorities had released few details as of Thursday night. See more details in next week’s Reporter.