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Mom Found Dead in SUV With 3 Kids Killed Herself

Christine Thi Woo died of self-inflicted overdose
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Apr 21, 2016 8:18 PM CDT

(Newser) – The death of a Texas mother whose body was found in her SUV last month with her hungry, thirsty children alive beside her has been ruled a suicide, the AP reports. A Frisco police statement says the Collin County Medical Examiner's office has determined that Christine Thi Woo died of a self-inflicted overdose. Her body and her three children were found March 31 in an SUV parked in a Target department store parking lot in the Dallas suburb of McKinney. The woman and children had been missing for three days.

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Authorities have said the children—ages 1, 3, and 5—were examined at a hospital and appeared to be well. Woo's husband reported his wife and children missing March 29, one day after he had last seen them. (Read more suicide stories.)

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