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Death of Fayetteville 3-year-old under investigation

Posted November 30, 2012

— The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said Friday that a 3-year-old girl was found dead in a Fayetteville home.

First Responders were called to a home at 6441 Emu Drive shortly after 10:30 a.m. after the girl's mother found her unresponsive in a bathtub, authorities said.

The girl’s body will be sent to the State Medical Examiner’s Office for an autopsy, and deputies were investigating her death.

No other details were released.


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  • rdc42179 Nov 30, 6:49 p.m.

    You can't FIND a child unresponsive in the bath tub if you are there with her.

  • charmcclainlovesdogs2 Nov 30, 4:35 p.m.

    This don't sound too good for the mother. Keep us updated on this story WRAL.

  • airbornemonty Nov 30, 4:16 p.m.

    Where was the mother while the child was in the bathtub? Not on the telephone in an other part of the house I hope.