Around 10 days later their dead unrecognizable bodies were found around 20 kilometers from their chosen route. They were recognized by their clothes including their Tzizis.
A typical Aguna case was brought forward to the Lubavitcher Rebbe, the Tzemach Tzedek, who allowed the agunah who approached him, to remarry.
Source: Tzemach Tzedek (Lubavitch) Even haEzer §61
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