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8-year-old girl, man found dead in Oshawa home: police

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An eight-year-old girl and a man have died in Oshawa, Ont., police say.

Durham Regional Police said officers were called to a residential home on Winlord Place at around 8 a.m., on Saturday.

Police said a 38-year-old man and his eight-year-old daughter were located deceased.

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“Currently, the evidence points to this being a murder-suicide with no outstanding suspects,” police said in a news release.

Police said the identities of the deceased are being withheld at the request of the family.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police or Crime Stoppers.

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Patricia Bolton, who lives in the area, told Global News she has been “distraught” ever since learning of the incident.

“I’m broken. I feel that the majority of people around here (are) just broken as well,” she said. “I can’t put it in words, there’s no words to describe the feeling. It’s something you can’t really express. But it’s there and it will be with me for a long, long time.”

-with a file from Global News’ Ahmar Khan

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