St. Paul police investigate death of 6-year-old

Published 10:47 am Wednesday, December 24, 2014

ST. PAUL — Police say they’re investigating the suspicious death of a 6-year-old girl in a St. Paul apartment.

St. Paul Police Department spokesman Steve Linders says officers were called to the residence just after 8 a.m. Tuesday on a report of a possible drowning. The child was pronounced dead at Children’s Hospital in St. Paul.

Linders says the girl’s mother has been arrested and nobody else is being sought.

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The Ramsey County medical examiner will determine the girl’s cause and manner of death.