Metro News in Halifax reports that an Amber Alert has been issued for five-year-old Taliyah Leigh Marsman after the child’s mother was found dead in their Calgary, Alberta residence Monday evening.
Police say there were no signs of forced entry into the home and they are not ruling anything out in regard to the search for Marsman.
The mother’s car was discovered not far from the residence. It has been seized by forensic investigators.
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(Update: CBSNews.com reports that authorities have made an arrest in the disappearance of Marsman. The suspect is believed to be the owner of a vehicle captured on surveillance in the neighborhood Marsman was last seen)
(Update #2: CBC reports that Marsman’s body was discovered yesterday and the suspect has been identified as 46-year-old Edward Downey, who is charged with two counts of first-degree murder)