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Young Calgary woman killed in domestic homicide; common-law partner in custody: police

Brittany Ann Meszaros has been identified as the young woman killed in a domestic homicide in Calgary on Monday, April 27.
Brittany Ann Meszaros has been identified as the young woman killed in a domestic homicide in Calgary on Monday, April 27. Facebook

Homicide detectives believe a young Calgary woman found dead on Monday evening was killed sometime between Friday, April 24 and about 8:30 p.m. the day she was found.

An autopsy has identified 24-year-old Brittany Ann Meszaros as the woman found dead in a home on Marian Crescent N.E.

Investigators said the woman’s body was initially found by family members who went to the home out of concern for Meszaros’ well-being.

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When police officers arrived, they also found a man in medical distress. He was first taken to hospital in serious condition before being released into police custody.

“While a motive is still being determined, the offender and victim had been living in a common-law relationship and the homicide is believed to be domestic in nature,” the Calgary Police Service said in a Tuesday news release.

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Calgary police responded to a house in the 600 block of Marian Crescent N.E. for reports of a woman in medical distress on Monday, April 27, 2020. She was pronounced dead at the scene.
Calgary police responded to a house in the 600 block of Marian Crescent N.E. for reports of a woman in medical distress on Monday, April 27, 2020. She was pronounced dead at the scene. Tom Andriuk/Global News

The CPS said it is not aware of any previous history of domestic violence with the couple.

Investigators are now making their way through CCTV footage and speaking with anyone who was in the area and may have heard something.

Alexander Moskaluck, 23, was charged with one count of manslaughter in relation to the homicide, police said.

He is scheduled to appear in court on Friday, May 1.

Investigations into other deaths continue

Investigators said there is nothing to suggest the death of Meszaros is related to two other incidents that happened on Monday, including a fire at a seniors’ care home that left a man in life-threatening condition.

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Police said no updates on the arson case would be provided unless the victim’s condition changes.

The investigation also continues into the death of a man found in the northeast community of Horizon on Monday morning.

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Police said an autopsy is set for Wednesday which will determine whether the man’s death was criminal.

“Our members worked tirelessly yesterday and throughout the night on these three investigations,” Staff Sgt. Martin Schiavetta said.

“Our number one priority is always to bring closure to a victim’s family, and we will continue to utilize resources from across the service to do that.”