The State Police say Megan
Brooke Rivera, 32, and De'Angelo Jamar Brown, 30, both of Lancaster, S.C., were the two people killed by West Memphis police after a car chase Thursday.
The case remains under investigation and State Police provided no further details.
Reports earlier said
West Memphis police gave chase after a car in which Rivera and Brown were riding wouldn't stop for a police check. The car was reportedly stolen in South Carolina. The chase proceeded through West Memphis and police reportedly opened fire after the car struck a police officer.
Six West Memphis officers have been placed on leave while the case is investigated.