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Crime Beat podcast: The story of Sara and Taliyah, Part 1

A file photo of Sara Baillie and her daughter, Taliyah Marsman.
A file photo of Sara Baillie and her daughter, Taliyah Marsman. Obtained by Global News

On this episode of Global News podcast Crime Beat, crime reporter Nancy Hixt tells the story of a young Calgary mother and her little girl.

In July 2016, Sara Baillie, 34, was found dead in her house, and her five-year-old daughter, Taliyah Marsman, was missing.

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Police issued an Alberta-wide Amber Alert, and the frantic search for the little girl began.

Taliyah Marsman
Taliyah Marsman and her mother Sara Baillie. Obtained by Global News
Amber Alert: Police search an area east of Calgary for Taliyah Marsman
Police search an area east of Calgary for Taliyah Marsman. Dani Lantela (Global News)

Their family held out hope that Taliyah would be found alive, but three days later, her body was discovered in some bushes outside the city limits.

WATCH: Taliyah Leigh Marsman’s uncle makes public plea for her return

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Taliyah Leigh Marsman’s uncle makes public plea for her return – Jul 12, 2016

Follow along on the 11th episode of Crime Beat as police hunt for a killer and their investigation takes a shocking twist.

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Email: nancy.hixt@globalnews.ca

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