Woman, 3 kids missing out of Sylmar found after re-entering U.S. from Mexico: LAPD
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Liliana Lopez is seen in an image provided by the Los Angeles Police Department. Stephana Lopez (Left), Steven Lopez (middle) and Jakob Cabrera are seen in images provided by the Los Angeles Police Department.

By Anthony Kurzweil, Cindy Von Quednow, and Mary Beth McDade, KTLA

SYLMAR, Calif. (KTLA) -- A Sylmar woman and her three children who disappeared last week have been found after entering back into the U.S. from Mexico, officials said.

Liliana Lopez and the children, Jakob Cabrera, 9, Steven Lopez, 6, and Stephana Lopez, 5, entered into the U.S. at the San Ysidro Port of Entry about 1:45 p.m. Tuesday.

Liliana Lopez's estranged husband, Esteban Lopez, is believed to still be in Mexico, according to the LAPD. Police had previously said he was a suspect in what they were calling a possible kidnapping.

The family is being interviewed by investigators to determine the circumstances behind their disappearance.

"Based on the outcome of those interviews, the information will be presented to the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office to determine if criminal charges are appropriate in this matter," Los Angeles Police Department officials said in a updated news release Tuesday.

A 911 call made by a concerned family member on Oct. 9 prompted officers to check on the family living in the 13600 block of Fellows Avenue, Los Angeles Police Department Lt. Ben Fernandez said.

None of the family members could be found when officers arrived at the home about 9:30 p.m.

Investigators previously believed that a kidnapping may have occurred and identified 28-year-old Esteban Lopez as the suspect.

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