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.


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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.

If you have information for Police, please contact Policelink on 131 444 or provide information using their online form 24 hours per day.

You can also report information about crime anonymously to Crime Stoppers by calling 1800 333 000 or via crimestoppersqld.com.au 24 hours per day. Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation.

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