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Sumpter Township Police are investigating the New Year's Day death of a 4-year-old girl, officials said.

Police Chief Eric Luke said in a statement the exact cause of the girl's death has yet to be determined, but she suffered severe burns on her extremities.

Luke said his department is investigating the case along with the Washtenaw County Medical Examiner's Office, the Michigan State Police and the state's Child Protective Services agency.

He also said the department is not releasing any further information at this time.

Police were called to a residence on Greenmeadow Drive in the Rawsonville Woods Mobile Home Community on Rawsonville Road near Willow Road to respond to reports of an unresponsive 4-year-old girl, according to officials.

Officers arrived and found the girl's family members administering CPR, Luke said.

The girl was taken to a hospital in Ann Arbor where she was pronounced dead, he said.

cramirez@detroitnews.com

 

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