GBI investigating death of Tifton 9-year-old

Updated: Oct. 7, 2020 at 9:28 AM EDT
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TIFTON, Ga. (WALB) - The Georgia Bureau of Investigation is investigating the death of a 9-year-old girl.

It happened at the Peterson Apartments, off of Timmons Avenue.

Posted by Jamie Worsley WALB on Tuesday, October 6, 2020

The victim’s identity and the cause of death has not been released at this time.

A number of cars lined the scene, and traffic was even blocked at one point, according to a WALB reporter at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to call the GBI Tip Line at (1-800) 597-8477 or the Tifton Police Department at (229) 382-3132.

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The GBI has not released any further information. WALB has reached out to learn more about the incident. This is a developing story and we will update as more information becomes available.

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