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Body of 13-year-old girl found in woodland

The body of a 13-year-old girl has been found in woodland near a Solihull park.

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West Midlands Police said officers were called out yesterday at just before 5pm following concerns for the girl's welfare.

Her body was found in woodland near Tudor Grange Park shortly afterwards.

Police said her death is not being treated as suspicious.

A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: "We were called just before 5pm yesterday following concerns for the welfare of a 13-year-old girl in Solihull.

"Tragically, a short time later the youngster's body was found in woodland near Tudor Grange Park.

"The death is not being treated as suspicious and the coroner has been informed.

"The youngster's family has been informed and our thoughts are with them at this awful time."

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called to a medical emergency at Tudor Grange Park at 5.53pm.

"Two ambulances, a paramedic officer, a MERIT trauma doctor, critical care paramedic and community first responder attended the scene.

"On arrival we discovered one female patient who was in a critical condition.

"Ambulance staff immediately began administering advanced life support but sadly, despite their best efforts, it became apparent nothing could be done to save her and she was confirmed dead at the scene."

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