Woman and 7-year-old daughter found dead in Connecticut home


WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) — A woman and her 7-year-old daughter were found dead Thursday in a Westport, Connecticut home, police said.
Authorities found the bodies around 4 p.m. while responding to a report of an unresponsive woman, police said.
The matter is under investigation. Police remained at the home, a large, two-story structure on Lyndale Park near the Merritt Parkway, late into evening.
A local elementary school is offering counseling to parents and students.
Westport Schools Superintendent Thomas Scarice said the deaths of a district parent and student were an “untimely and tragic loss.
“There are no words that could console the sense of sorrow we feel by this unspeakable tragedy,” Scarice said in a statement. “We want to express our deepest condolences to all those impacted by this heartbreaking loss.”


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