Police: 6-Year-Old Bemidji Girl Died Of Hypothermia
BEMIDJI (AP) — Bemidji police say a 6-year-old girl died of hypothermia from exposure to the frigid weather.
Police say the girl's mother and a neighbor reported a medical emergency at an apartment building early Thursday. Law officers and emergency medical personnel found the girl inside the building's front entrance.
Authorities say the girl had signs of being exposed to the frigid weather. She was dead at the scene.
The girl's body was taken to the Ramsey County medical examiner's office, which confirmed she died of hypothermia.
Authorities have not completed notifying relatives, so the girl's name has not been released.
Early morning temperatures in the Bemidji area the day the girl was found were 27 below zero with a wind chill of 40 below.