RCMP in­ves­ti­gate deaths of dad, daugh­ter in Red Deer

Cape Breton Post - - Canada -

RED DEER, Alta. – Po­lice are in­ves­ti­gat­ing the deaths of a 39-year-old man and his six-year-old daugh­ter af­ter find­ing their bod­ies in a cen­tral Al­berta home.

Red Deer RCMP say they en­tered the house on Sun­day as part of a wel­fare check. In­ves­ti­ga­tors say they don’t be­lieve any­one else is at risk. An au­topsy is to be per­formed on Tues­day to help de­ter­mine the cause of the deaths. No names have been re­leased. RCMP Supt. Ken Foster says the school the girl at­tended has been no­ti­fied and it was ar­rang­ing coun­sel­lors for stu­dents and teach­ers.

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