MAGNA, Utah — The Latest on a mother and daughter found dead inside a home in Magna (all times local):

3:25 p.m.

Police say they believe a 41-year-old woman killed her 9-year-old daughter before shooting herself.

Unified Police said the bodies of 41-year-old Karina Clark and 9-year-old Madison Clark were found inside their home on New Year’s Eve.

Investigators are still trying to determine when the shootings occurred.

United Police Lt. Brian Lohrke said someone reported leaving a Christmas present on the home’s doorstep days earlier but noticed it hadn’t moved by Sunday and became alarmed and alerted police.


10:55

Police are investigating the deaths of a 41-year-old woman and her 9-year-old daughter whose bodies were found inside their home in Magna on New Year’s Eve.

United Police Lt. Brian Lohrke said in a statement Monday that investigators don’t know the cause of death for the woman and girl.

Lohrke says someone reported leaving a Christmas present on the home’s doorstep days earlier but noticed it hadn’t moved by Sunday and became alarmed.

Officers found the bodies inside the home Sunday night.

Police have not yet released the identities of the woman and girl.

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