The remains of a young girl were discovered in a vehicle on a rural southern Alberta road near Sundre Tuesday afternoon.

An autopsy is being performed today in Calgary to determine the exact time and cause of death.

A woman has been taken into custody by RCMP in the suspicious death investigation.

"The RCMP anticipates it will be able to release more information on this case upon the completion of the autopsy," said Sundre RCMP in a release.

Anyone with information in the investigation is being asked to call the Sundre RCMP at 403-638-3675 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS).

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