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Social workers tried to find Tulalip woman whose daughter died





Social workers from the state of Washington spent months looking for a woman from the Tulalip Tribes whose daughter was later found dead.

The state Department of Social and Health Service closed the case on Christina Carlson on the afternoon of October 8 because they weren't able to find her, The Everett Herald reported. Later that day, the woman's daughter, Chantel Craig, was found dead in a car on the reservation.

The tribe has charged Carlson with criminal endangerment and failure to care for her children. She had been living in the car with her two daughters.

Federal charges against Carlson are also possible.

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