Missing: Cult-Like Group in California

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The Los Angeles Times is reporting that a “cult-like”¬†group of 14–including eight children– can’t be located.

The group, which is located in Palmdale, went missing after a prayer meeting, early Saturday morning. According to the Times, a California Highway Patrol alert indicated that the group is planning a mass suicide. Letters left behind by the group allude to the possibility.

“The letters essentially state that they [the missing persons] are all going to heaven shortly to meet Jesus and their deceased relatives,” the alert said. “Numerous letters found say goodbye to their relatives.”

Read more at the L.A. Times.