Mystery as mum, dad & two daughters found dead in river after vanishing from wedding – with key clues in submerged car

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TWO sisters along with their mum and dad have been found dead in a river after vanishing on their home from a wedding.

Police in the Netherlands are now looking at whether their car’s sat nav may have taken them in the wrong direction.

Emergency services searching the river Lek in the Netherlands
Police are looking at whether the car’s sav nav was to blame

The family were reported missing after last been seen at the wedding in the city of Rotterdam on Saturday night.

Friends and family put out desperate pleas on social media for any information on their whereabouts.

A woman’s body was spotted in the Lek river on Sunday afternoon by a hiker.

But when emergency services pulled her from the river, it emerged she had been dead for several hours, Rijnmond reports.



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A helicopter was then called in and another body was then found in the river.

After shipping on the river was then stopped, further searches by the local fire brigade found the car with two more people found inside.

A road runs down to the river where a ferry runs between the towns of Bergambacht and Streefkerk on either side of the river.

On possible explanation for the tragedy is that the car’s sat nav may have mistaken the road as leading to a bridge or tunnel.

It comes after three bodies were found in Lake Mead, in the United States, earlier this year.

According to NASA’s Earth Observatory, water levels in Lake Mead have reached their lowest level since April 1937, when the reservoir was being filled for the first time.

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Lake Meade was only filled to 27 percent of capacity as of July 18, 2022.

Earlier this month, a WWII vessel was discovered in the lake just weeks after two skeletons were found.