Death of 5-year-old girl is under investigation

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Death of a 5-year-old under investigation

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) —  Metro Abuse and Neglect Unit is investigating the death of a 5-year-old girl who the coroner identified Thursday as Janiyah Russell.

Police first responded to a call Wednesday at 8:08 a.m. to the block of Boulder Highway and found the child unresponsive.

The minor was transported to Sunrise Pediatrics where she was pronounced dead at 8:36 a.m.

At this time there have been no arrests or further details as to the cause and manner of death of the child, pending the final report from the Clark County Coroner.

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