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Homicide unit investigating death of young girl in southeast Edmonton

Police were called around 8:45 p.m. on Monday to a home at 25th Avenue and 43rd Street after a report of a stabbing.

Police responded to report of stabbing at home at 25th Avenue and 43rd Street

Edmonton police are investigating the death of a young girl at a home near 25th Avenue and 43rd Street in southeast Edmonton. (David Bajer/CBC)

The Edmonton Police Service homicide unit is investigating the suspicious death of a young girl in southeast Edmonton. 

Police were called around 8:45 p.m. on Monday to a home at 25th Avenue and 43rd Street after a report of a stabbing.

Officers found a young girl suffering life-threatening injuries. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

A suspect is in custody and there is no risk to public safety, police said in a media advisory.

No further details will be released Monday night, police said.

Photographs from the scene Tuesday morning show police have blocked off a road and four police cruisers outside a home.

The home is in the Bisset neighbourhood in Mill Woods.

Officers were called to the home around 8:45 p.m. Monday after a report of a stabbing. (David Bajer/CBC)

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