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Police: Woman and her 7-year-old child found dead at Westport home

Police say a woman and a 7-year-old child were found dead in a home in Westport Thursday.

News 12 Staff

Jun 18, 2021, 12:51 AM

Updated 1,101 days ago

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Police say a woman and her 7-year-old child were found dead in a home in Westport Thursday.
They say around 4 p.m., officers, along with EMS and the fire department, responded to a report of an unconscious woman.
When they arrived, they found the woman dead. While investigating the rest of the home, police say they discovered the child who was also dead.
The superintendent of Westport Public Schools confirmed the child attended one of its schools.
Westport police are being assisted by the State Police Major Crimes Unit.
Police say this appears to be an isolated incident and do not believe the public is in danger.


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