Lamona Fields Bender (pictured), who left her two young children on the side of a road in Elmore County, Ala., to go looking for God, was found dead in a river, according to WBRC Fox 6.
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The 28-year-old Mother abandoned her children, a 5-year-old boy and 2-year-old girl, in her vehicle on Monday afternoon. The children were found naked and wandering two miles away from where Fields had parked her car. They were unharmed. When police were called to the scene, the children told them that their mother had left them to “look for God.”
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Law enforcement went on a hunt to find Bender using tracking teams and K-9 units. Police received a call from a fisherman who had remembered seeing Bender on Tuesday night near a road where her body was ultimately discovered. The caller stated that she had been sitting on a rock and seemed to be immersed in scripture from the Bible that she had been toting.
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