11-year-old girl found dead at home

Police are investigating the death of an 11-year-old girl, who was discovered dead in her room at her home in Arouca on Monday.

According to a police report, the girl had an argument with her sibling over a television remote.

Police said the girl was found dead shortly before 6pm.

According to police reports, there was a fight with the siblings and the girl's mother sent her to her room as a form of punishment.

About 15 minutes later, the girl's mother checked on her and found her unconscious.

She was taken to the Arima Hospital via an ambulance but died about an hour later while undergoing treatment.

An autopsy is expected to be performed to determine the actual cause of death.

Police said they also retrieved the girl's clothing and other items from her room for forensic testing.

Investigations are continuing.

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