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Police are investigating the death of a 6-year-old girl from exposure at a southeast Bemidji apartment complex. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)

Hypothermia cause of 6-year-old Bemidji girl's death, name still withheld

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BEMIDJI, Minn. - The cause of death has been determined for a 6-year-old Bemidji girl found Thursday morning.

The girl died of hypothermia due to exposure to hypothermic conditions, according to a press release issued by the Bemidji Police Department. Her body had been transported to the Ramsey County Medical Examiner’s office in St. Paul where a forensic examination was performed.


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Crystal Dey
Crystal Dey covers crime, courts, tribal relations and social issues for The Bemidji Pioneer in Bemidji, Minnesota. Originally from Minnesota’s Iron Range, Dey has worked for the Echo Press in Alexandria, Minnesota, The Forum in Fargo, North Dakota, The Tampa Tribune in Tampa, Florida, the Hartford Courant in Hartford and West Hartford News in West Hartford, Connecticut. Dey studied Mass Communications at Minnesota State University Moorhead with an emphasis in Online Journalism. Follow Crystal Dey on Twitter @Crystal_Dey.
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