Gunnedah Shire Council has released the below media statement after a young girl was found dead and a teenager charged with her alleged murder.

“It is with great sadness we’re hearing breaking news about the tragedy that has occurred in Gunnedah.

“Police are currently investigating. Please contact them for further information.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

“We are a strong and tight-knit community – and together we will support the family and our community through this event.”

If you are in need of assistance – please contact the below services

Police/emergency services
“Triple Zero (000) – to provide access to emergency services organisations.”

1800 Respect
“1800RESPECT – 1800 737 732 National Sexual Assault, Domestic and Family Violence
Counselling Service for people living in Australia.”

Kids Help Line
1800 55 1800
“Australia’s only free, private and confidential, telephone and online counselling service specifically for young people aged between 5 and 25.”

13 11 14
“Anyone across Australia experiencing a personal crisis or thinking about suicide can
contact Lifeline.”

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