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Murder charges laid in deaths of Calgary mother and daughter

Last Updated May 7, 2019 at 11:42 am PDT

Aliyah Sanderson, 22-months old, and her mother Jasmine Lovett, 25, are shown in this undated handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO - Calgary Police Service

CALGARY (660 NEWS) – A man has now been charged in relation to the deaths of a Calgary mother and her young daughter.

Robert Leeming, 34, was charged with two counts of second-degree murder for the deaths of Jasmine Lovett and her 22-month-old daughter Aliyah Sanderson.

The pair went missing last month and their bodies were later found in Kananaskis Country on Monday morning.

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The autopsies remain ongoing and the cause of death will not be released in this investigation.

Leeming will make his next court appearance on May 14.