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Screams as bodies of woman, child found in home

A WOMAN and a three-year-old girl have been found dead in a home in Melbourne's north.

Neighbours heard screaming as a man, believed to be the dead woman's husband, ran out of the house after finding the bodies.

The grim discovery was made at the Ashkanasy Avenue, Pascoe Vale home about 5pm Sunday.

The exact cause of the deaths have not yet been determined, but police say they are not looking for anyone else in connection to the incident. The bodies are yet to be formally identified.

"The exact cause of the deaths are yet to be determined but police are not looking for anyone else in connection to the incident at this stage," a police spokeswoman said.

Neighbour Mohammed Assad, 18, told The Herald Sun he heard the husband's anguished screams.

"He came home, he walked inside and then came out and just started screaming," Mr Assad said

The dead woman is believed to come from Nepal.

Other neighbours said the family were quiet and kept to themselves.

If you or someone you know needs help, please contact Lifeline on 13 11 14.

Know more? Email: andrew.koubaridis@news.com.au

- News.com.au

News Corp Australia


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