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6-year-old found in Dundalk stream dies from injuries

Posted at 6:43 PM, Aug 09, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-09 22:05:55-04

DUNDALK, Md. — A 6-year-old girl who wandered away from home was found in a stream Friday afternoon in cardiac arrest and later died from her injuries.

Baltimore County Police say the child, who is autistic and non-verbal wandered away from the home at around 3:50 p.m. and was found by an officer in a stream just behind the Merritt Park Baptist Church.

Police say the officer began CPR, which they continued in route and at the hospital.

She was pronounced dead at 5:50 p.m.