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Authorities Investigate Death Of 13-Year-Old Girl In Lawrence

Authorities in Massachusetts are investigating the death of a 13-year-old girl.

A spokeswoman for the Essex district attorney says the girl was already dead when she was brought to the Lawrence General Hospital emergency room on Monday evening.

The girl was from Amesbury but her name was not released because she is a juvenile.

An autopsy is scheduled for Tuesday, but Essex district attorney spokeswoman Carrie Kimball-Monahan says it may take some time before there is a ruling on the cause and manner of death.

There have been no arrests.

Lawrence Police Chief Roy Vasque tells The Eagle-Tribune the hospital called police to notify them of the death.

She is the second young girl to die in Lawrence in the last six months. An 11-year-old Haverhill girl who had been staying at her granduncle’s house in the city after exposure to fentanyl. Her granduncle is charged with murder.

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