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Oklahoma grandmother arrested in 12-year-old girl's death


CHELSEA, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says a 12-year-old northeast Oklahoma girl has died of a suspected overdose of medications and her grandmother was arrested for child neglect in the case.

The OSBI said Monday that the girl was from Chelsea and died during the weekend at a Claremore hospital where she was taken after becoming unresponsive.

The OSBI says the 59-year-old grandmother discovered the girl had taken the medication, but failed to seek medical attention. The grandmother is being held in the Rogers County jail pending formal charges.

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