Girl, 8, and father found dead in Oshawa home after apparent murder-suicide: police

Child dead; murder-suicide

An eight-year-old girl is dead following what police say is an alleged murder-suicide in an Oshawa, Ont., home.

The Durham Regional Police Service says officers responded to a home around 8 a.m. on Saturday following a 911 call.

Police say they found a 38-year-old man and his eight-year-old daughter dead in the home.

The force says current evidence points to a murder-suicide, with no outstanding suspects.

The names of the dead are being withheld at the request of the family.

Anyone with information on the case is asked to call police.

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