Mother, 9-year-old girl found dead in Magna home

41-year-old woman, 9-year-old girl found dead in Magna home. (Photo: Morgan Saxton / KUTV)

(KUTV) A 41-year-old woman and 9-year-old girl were found dead in their Magna home on New Years Eve after a community member noticed presents on their porch had not been taken inside.

It happened around 11:20 p.m. Sunday night near 2700 South 8990 West.

"One of the ladies from the (LDS) church, Relief Society, had been dropping off presents recently and she noticed the presents were still on the doorstep," said Sheriff Rosie Rivera of the Unified Police Department.

"She was concerned they hadn't been picked up, so she called us and we came over, and that's when we made the discovery," Rivera said.

Police confirmed the two decedents are a mother and daughter. Their cause of death is not yet known.

The deceased woman and girl were the only people found inside the home when police arrived. Police do not yet know if these are the only two people who live in this house.

2News will continue to update this story as new information becomes available.

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