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Pregnant woman, 4-year-old daughter stabbed to death

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Published On: Dec 24 2013 04:46:39 PM CST
Updated On: Nov 26 2013 03:26:46 PM CST

Pregnant woman, daughter stabbed to death

BRISTOL TWP., Pa. -

Police in Bucks County are investigating a pair of stabbings that claimed the lives a mother and her young daughter.

Officials were called to an apartment in Bristol Township Monday afternoon for reports of a fire. That is when they discovered the bodies of 22-year-old Ebony Talley and 4-year-old R'mani Rankins.

The fire broke out around 3:30 p.m. Monday at Avalon Court Apartments in the 3500 block of Bristol Oxford Valley Road.

According to officials, Talley was stabbed multiple times. Her daughter was stabbed once and suffered burns over 70 percent of her body.

Police believe the fire was set to cover up the crime.

Talley's family said she was 7-months pregnant.

Police have not said if there are any suspects in the case.