Tragedy as 10-year-old Yorkshire girl dies after being found unresponsive

A 10-year-old girl has died after being found unresponsive in Yorkshire, police have confirmed.

Police were called to Mixenden, in West Yorkshire, by the Yorkshire Ambulance service who were trying to help the child at 10.09am on Sunday (Jan 21).

An air ambulance is also understood to have been deployed. The girl was taken to hospital but could not be saved.

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A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: “There are believed to be no suspicious circumstances regarding the death and the coroner’s office has been informed.

"The incident is being treated as a sudden death in childhood and we ask that people consider the family and respect their privacy at what is clearly a very difficult time for them.”

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