A teenager has been arrested after a young girl was found dead in the state’s north west today.

About 7.15am (Wednesday July, 8 2020), emergency services were called to a home in Gunnedah, following reports a girl had suffered serious injuries, according to a statement released by Police media.

Despite attempts to revive her, the young girl died at the scene.

“Officers from Oxley Police District established a crime scene and commenced an investigation.”

Shortly after, officers arrested a teenage girl and she was taken to Gunnedah Police Station.

“Investigations are continuing,” read the Police media statement.

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