Sara Baillie 34, was found dead in the basement apartment where she lived with her 5 year old daughter on Panamount Boulevard July 11th. Baillie failed to show up for work and concerned family called police to check on her wellbeing.
Police have declared Baillie’s death to be a homicide, but are not releasing the cause of death.
An amber alert has been issued for Baillie’s daughter, Taliyah Leigh Marsman 5, who was last seen at the home on Sunday at 11:30 am and they believe she was abducted.
Sara Baillie’s estranged husband and father of Taliyah, Colin Marsman 36, has been cooperating with police and begs for her safe return.
UPDATE – July 15th Amber Alert Cancelled
Calgary Police Service has reported that a body of Taliyah Leigh Marsma has been found on a rural property east of Chestermere. The cause of death has yet to be determined.
Edward Delten Downey 46, of Calgary is facing two counts of first degree murder.
Update December 20th
A Calgary jury has convicted Edward Downey of two counts of first-degree murder for the deaths of Sara Baillie and her five-year-old daughter, Taliyah Marsman.