Sections

Weather Forecast

Close
Advertisement
Police are investigating the death of a 6-year-old girl from exposure at a southeast Bemidji apartment complex. (Monte Draper | Bemidji Pioneer)

6-year-old dies of exposure in Bemidji

Email
 
 Forum News Service
BEMIDJI, Minn. -- Police are investigating the death of a 6-year-old girl found outside this morning at an apartment complex in southeast Bemidji.
Advertisement
Police were called to 924 Carter Circle SE at 6:23 a.m., according to the Bemidji Police Department. The child showed signs of exposure and was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. An autopsy is pending.Overnight temperatures were in the 20-below range, with 27 below the low mark at 6:30 a.m., according to the National Weather Service office in Grand Forks, N.D. With wind speeds of 5 mph and temperatures in the 25 below range, that creates a wind chill of 40 below, and frostbite can set in in less than 30 minutes, according to the weather service.- Bemidji PIoneer
Advertisement
Forum News Service
The Forum Communications News Service is the premier news wire service covering the Upper Midwest, stretching from the oilfields of western North Dakota to the plains of South Dakota and to the shores of eastern Minnesota. For more information about the services we offer or to discuss content subscriptions, please contact us.
Advertisement
Advertisement