Teenager arrested after girl, 10, found dead at Gunnedah

A teenager has been arrested after a young girl was found dead in the state’s north west today.

About 7.15am (Wednesday 8 July 2020), emergency services were called to a home in Gunnedah, following reports a girl had suffered serious lacerations.

Despite attempts to revive her, the 10-year-old girl died at the scene.

Officers from Oxley Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.

Shortly after, officers arrested a 14-year-old girl, who is known to the younger girl, nearby and she was taken to Gunnedah Police Station.

Investigations are continuing.

/Public Release. The material in this public release comes from the originating organization and may be of a point-in-time nature, edited for clarity, style and length. View in full here.