LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — 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.
Authorities say “the cause and manner of death are unknown and subject to investigation.”
A 13 year old girl, now dead, was left at the ER at Lawrence General Hospital. The child was apparently dead when she was left here. @lawrencepolice and Essex County Da are investigating. pic.twitter.com/Odksyqq9jV
— KarynRegalWBZ (@Karynregal) May 21, 2019
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.