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Death of young girl found near trail a suicide, coroner says

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Mar 11 2013 02:10:33 PM CDT
Updated On: Mar 06 2013 04:49:03 PM CST
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COPLAY, Pa. -

A young girl found dead near a trail in Lehigh County on Wednesday took her own life, the coroner said.

Family members searching for the missing girl said they found her body in a wooded area near the Ironton Rail to Trail just before 9 a.m.

Investigators earlier said they didn't believe the girl's death was suspicious. The coroner has since determined it to be a suicide.