Young girl found dead in South East Qld home

Police have confirmed they are treating the death of an 11-year-old girl north of the Gold Coast as non-suspicious.

Officers were called to the home at Mount Cotton on Thursday where officers discovered the girl’s body.

The cause of death is not yet known.


A woman in her 40s was taken to the Redland Bay Hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Detectives say the woman and girl are known to each other but haven’t confirmed if they woman is the girl’s mother.

A crime scene has been established and investigations are continuing.

An autopsy is due to be carried out today.

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