Calgary Police provide update into investigation of missing mother and daughter

By Charles Lefebvre
April 29, 2019 - 2:15pm

CALGARY, AB — The Calgary Police Service says a suspect in the disappearance of a Calgary mother and her daughter may have tried to dispose of evidence by burning.

Police provided an update on Monday into the investigation into the distance of Jasmine Lovett, 25 and her 22-month-old daughter Aliyah Sanderson, who were last seen on April 16.

According to a news release, police say they believe attempts to destroy evidence by burning may have occurred between April 16 and April 20 in the area of Bragg Creek, Elbow Falls, Priddis and/or East Kananaskis.

Police are asking anyone who may have seen signs of a suspicious fire in an unusual area, and not in a fire pit, between those dates to contact police through the non-emergency line at 403-266-1234, or the Homicide Tip Line at 403-428-8877. tips can also be left through Crime Stoppers.

Police said last week they are investigating the disappearance of the mother and daughter as a possible double homicide. Officers have been searching the Bragg Creek area, which was suspended on the weekend due to the snowfall. It will resume once the snow clears.

Officers add a forensic search of the home in Cranston has been completed and returned to the homeowner.

A suspect was arrested last week, but released without charges being laid. Police, however, say he remains the primary suspect in the disappearance.

 

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