Paramedics assist unresponsive girl
Paramedics take the unresponsive girl to a waiting ambulance. Courtesy OnScene.TV

Detectives investigated the death of a 16-year-old girl discovered laying unresponsive Saturday morning on the lawn of an apartment complex in Whittier.

Deputies and paramedics responded to a medical assistance call in the 11900 block of Inez Street, near Meyer Road, where they found the girl, who was taken to a hospital where she was pronounced dead, according to the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department.

Witnesses told ABC7 they saw a vehicle pull up, then two people got out and placed the girl on the lawn in front of the apartment complex.

The girl’s death was under investigation and it was unclear whether a crime was committed, the LASD said.

The name of the girl was not disclosed.

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