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Police investigating death of girl, 11, in Bell County

Kentucky State Police are investigating the death of an 11-year-old girl in Bell County.

A woman called the state police post in Harlan on Saturday saying the girl had been found unresponsive in a closet at a residence in Ferndale in Bell County, state police said in a news release.

The child was taken to Pineville Community Hospital where she was pronounced dead by Bell County Coroner Bill Bisceglia, police said.

The cause of death had not been determined and is pending the medical examiner's findings.

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