7-Year-Old Girl Dies After Being Found Unconscious in NYC Apartment

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A 7-year-old Bronx girl died after cops responding to a 911 call found her unconscious in the apartment where she lived, police say.

Authorities were called to the building on Alexander Avenue shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday. They tried to revive the girl, identified as Julissa Battles, but she was pronounced dead at a hospital a short time later.

A law enforcement source tells News 4 authorities found bruising on the child's body. No other details were immediately available.

The medical examiner's office will conduct an autopsy to determine how Battles died.

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