12-year-old Clinton girl's death under investigation

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CLINTON, Ill. (WAND) - Police are investigating the death of a 12-year-old girl. 

Police and emergency responders were called to a home in the 400 block of North Maple St. for a call of an unresponsive girl.

12-year-old Daphne Peavler of Clinton was pronounced dead just before 7 a.m.

The investigation into her death is ongoing.

The Dewitt County Coroner’s Office, Dewitt County Sheriff’s Office and Illinois State Police Crime Scene Services are all involved.

Clinton School District officials were notified and measures are being taken to assist school staff and students.

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