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Investigators: Texas woman planned daughters' deaths

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Sarah Henderson is charged with capital murder. (Henderson County Jail) Sarah Henderson is charged with capital murder. (Henderson County Jail)
Halloween pumpkins on the porch of the home on Forest Lane Drive where two young girls were shot and killed early Wednesday. (KETK) Halloween pumpkins on the porch of the home on Forest Lane Drive where two young girls were shot and killed early Wednesday. (KETK)
Deputies found 5 and 7 year-old girls shot dead at this mobile home near Mabank. (KETK) Deputies found 5 and 7 year-old girls shot dead at this mobile home near Mabank. (KETK)

By CLAUDIA LAUER
Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) -- Investigators say a north Texas woman planned for at least two weeks to kill her daughters before the two girls were fatally shot this week.

Sarah Nicole Henderson was arrested early Thursday after her husband called 911 to report the shootings at their home near Mabank, a town about 55 miles  (89 kilometers) southeast of Dallas. The girls were ages 5 and 7.

The 29-year-old woman is charged with capital murder. Her bond was set Friday at $2 million.

Henderson County Sheriff Botie Hillhouse says investigators believe she'd been planning the shootings and also planned to kill her husband.

Deputies were initially called to the house late Wednesday by Henderson's husband, who reported his wife was suicidal. But when deputies arrived, he told them things were fine.

He called again a few hours to report she'd shot her two daughters.

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