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Mother, 2 children found dead inside vehicle, Farmers Branch police say

The mother and her two daughters left their house Wednesday morning for a playdate in Grapevine but never arrived, officials say.
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Officials located the bodies of a missing mother and her two children Thursday morning in Farmers Branch.

A mother and her two children were found dead inside a vehicle in Farmers Branch, officials confirmed Thursday morning. 

Natalie Chambers, 31, and her daughters, Izabel 4, and Elise, 2, had been missing since Wednesday, according to the Kaufman County Sheriff's Department. 

Authorities say Natalie and her daughters left their Forney house around 8 a.m. Wednesday for a playdate in Grapevine, but they never arrived.

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The bodies of Elise, 2 and Izabel, 4 were found Thursday morning in Farmers Branch, police confirm.

Natalie's cellphone was last detected around 1 p.m. near Interstate 635 and Midway Road in Dallas. 

They were last seen in a blue 2008 Ford Escape with Texas license plate number KZR9118.

Their bodies were found inside the vehicle around 10 a.m. Thursday near the 4300 block of LBJ Freeway, Farmers Branch police said. 

The cause of their deaths is under investigation at this time.  

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