Anchorage police identify 2 found dead in apartment

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Anchorage police have released the names of two people found dead in an apartment.

Police on Wednesday identified the dead as 36-year-old Elva Salazar and 2-year-old Thalia Severance.

The Anchorage Daily News reports Salazar was the mother of the girl.

The cause of death is under investigation but police said nothing appeared suspicious in the apartment.

Police on Friday received a call from a person who had checked on Salazar and found her dead in the home on the 700 block of Price Street in the Mountain View neighborhood of northeast Anchorage.

Detectives at the time said they were not asking for additional information from the public or seeking any people.

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