Mother, daughter, 7, found dead inside Westport home

A Westport police car is seen in this file photo.(Westport Police Department)

Local and state police in Connecticut were investigating the deaths of a mother and daughter inside their home.

Westport Police received a 911 call Thursday about an unresponsive woman inside a large, two-story home on Lyndale Park near the Merritt Parkway.

Cops discovered the woman dead and then found the girl, 7, dead in another part of the home.

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"This appears to be an isolated incident and we do not believe that there is any active threat to the community," wrote police on their Facebook page.

A local elementary school was offering counseling on Friday to parents and students.

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Westport Schools Superintendent Thomas Scarice said the deaths of a district parent and student were an "untimely and tragic loss."

"There are no words that could console the sense of sorrow we feel by this unspeakable tragedy," Scarice said in a statement. "We want to express our deepest condolences to all those impacted by this heartbreaking loss."


With the Associated Press