Canada Autopsies completed on girl and father found dead in Red Deer home

05:55  17 may  2017
05:55  17 may  2017 Source:   cbc.ca

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An Alberta mother is grieving after her six-year-old daughter was found dead inside a home in Red Deer , Alta., alongside the girl 's deceased father , RCMP say. Autopsies are scheduled for Tuesday in Calgary.

Police were called to this Red Deer home on Sunday afternoon where they found the bodies of a six-year-old girl and her 39-year-old father. Justin Pennell/CBC © Copyright: (C) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, http://www.cbc.ca/aboutcbc/discover/termsofuse.htm... Police were called to this Red Deer home on Sunday afternoon where they found the bodies of a six-year-old girl and her 39-year-old father. Justin Pennell/CBC

Autopsies have been conducted for the six-year-old girl and father found dead on the weekend inside a home in Red Deer, Alta., but further tests are needed to determine cause of death, the RCMP says.

'This is a tragic loss that affects our whole community,' RCMP Supt. Ken Foster said at a news conference on Monday after the bodies of a six-year-old girl and her 39-year-old father were found in a Red Deer home. Justin Pennell/CBC © Copyright: (C) Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, http://www.cbc.ca/aboutcbc/discover/termsofuse.htm... 'This is a tragic loss that affects our whole community,' RCMP Supt. Ken Foster said at a news conference on Monday after the bodies of a six-year-old girl and her 39-year-old father were found in a Red Deer home. Justin Pennell/CBC

The pair have not been identified publicly by police. They were discovered around 3:30 p.m. Sunday at a home in the Lancaster Meadows neighbourhood in southeast Red Deer.

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Police in central Alberta are investigating after a man in his 30s and his young daughter were found dead inside a home in Red Deer Sunday afternoon. Autopsies have been scheduled for Tuesday at the Calgary Medical Examiner’s Office – the scene where the bodies were found is being held until

The girl lived in the home part-time with her 39-year-old father and went to school outside the Red Deer area, police said Monday.

On Tuesday afternoon, RCMP issued a news release saying the autopsies had been completed in Calgary, adding that "determination of the cause and manner of death are pending further test results."

Investigators have finished examining the scene and it is no longer being contained, RCMP said, as Mounties in Red Deer and the serious crime unit continue to investigate.

When further tests are concluded by the medical examiner, an update will be provided, RCMP said.

On Monday, police said they had spoken to the girl's mother.

"As you can imagine, it's a mother's worst nightmare. She is now grieving the loss of a child," Supt. Ken Foster said at a news conference in Red Deer on Monday afternoon.

Police found the bodies after being contacted by someone concerned about the well-being of the people inside the home, Foster said.

Police have so far not revealed publicly any further details on the father's relationship with the girl's mother.

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