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

Published On: Mar 11 2013 03:10:33 PM EDT   Updated On: Mar 06 2013 05:49:03 PM EST
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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.