Newspaper article The Canadian Press

11-Year-Old Ontario Girl Subject of Amber Alert Found Dead, Police Say

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

11-Year-Old Ontario Girl Subject of Amber Alert Found Dead, Police Say

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Girl subject of Amber Alert found dead

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MISSISSAUGA, Ont. - An 11-year-old girl who was allegedly abducted by her father and subject of an Amber Alert on Thursday night has been found dead at a home west of Toronto, police said.

Peel regional police issued the alert at 11 p.m. Thursday, several hours after 41-year-old Roopesh Rajkumar failed to return his daughter, Riya, to her mother.

"(He) has since made comments indicating he was going to harm himself and his daughter," police said Thursday night before the girl's body was found in Brampton, Ont.

The girl did not live with her father on a full-time basis, police said, but was dropped off at a gas station in Mississauga, Ont., at about 3 p.m. so he could take her out for her birthday. …

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