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5/10/07-Tyler

Tyler Police: Prelim. Reports; 11-Year-Old Girl Died Of Accidental Self-Strangulation

Tyler police are investigating the death of an 11-year-old girl. Police said the incident happened Wednesday, May 9th at "The Park" at Shiloh apartment complex.

In a news release from Don Martin, Public Information Officer for the Tyler Police Department said they received a call "in reference to an unresponsive 11-year-old black female that was found in her bedroom. Emergency personnel at the scene started CPR on the victim.... Emergency room officials that the victim had passed away."

Authorities said the preliminary investigation revealed the young girl died of accidental death by self-strangulation. The victim's name has not been released. An autopsy will be conducted.

 

Kathy Vitale, 5pm News Producer

 

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