A missing mother and her two daughters found dead in a parking lot in there SUV on Thursday.
The mother and two kids both under the age of five went missing after they left to meet a friend for a park playdate but they never made it. Her SUV was found in a parking lot near a furniture store where all three were found dead.
The Farmer's Branch police department is investigating the deaths and awaiting autopsy reports. While the autopsies have not been made public relative say they believe the mother died of a drug overdose and her daughters died of a heat stroke after sitting in the car for so long on such a hot day.
Relatives and police say that Chambers, the mother struggled with depression and substance abuse over the years, while she was making progress with her problems the coronavirus affected her mental health.
According to DailyMail
A Texas mother found dead in her SUV with her two young daughters last week likely died of an overdose before her children succumbed to heat stroke, reports suggest.
The bodies of Natalie Chambers, 31, and her daughters Isabel, 4, and Elise, 2, were tragically found by police just after 10am last Thursday inside a blue 2008 Ford Escape in Farmers Branch, Dallas.
They had last been seen alive around 8am Wednesday when they left their home in Forney to attend a park playdate with friend in Grapevine, but failed to show.
Family and friends told InForney that they were immediately worried about Chamber's disappearance because of her history with drug and alcohol abuse.
A family member, who wished not to be identified, told the outlet she also struggled with bouts of depression which had been exacerbated recently by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic and caused her to relapse.