Mom vanishes with her two kids after blind date and house fire

January 25, 2017
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Monica Lamping, 29, and her children, ages 9 months and 7 years old. Investigators have issued a missing and endangered alert for a young mother and her two children who disappeared after she went on a blind date, according to relatives. Monica Lamping, 29, was last heard from around midnight Sunday and was traveling in a 2002 Jeep Cherokee with her two children, 9-month-old Oria and Kai, 7. Investigators from the Virginia Beach Police Department issued the alert due to the “suspicious circumstances” surrounding the extended period of time since Lamping has been seen by friends and family and the fire that destroyed her home over the weekend. “Obviously, it’s been quite some time since anyone’s been in contact with her,” Virginia Beach Police Officer Linda Kuehn told The Post. “There’s been nothing confirmed whether or not the fire is even relevant to this, but that’s all part of the investigation.” Lamping’s mother, Sheila Bogart, said she received a call from the Virginia Beach Fire Department early Sunday informing her that her daughter’s home was destroyed by a fire that investigators said was caused by a space heater, according to No one was...

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