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Intruder fatally stabs girl, 9, in her N. California bedroom

April 28, 2013|By Fox 40 and Times staff writer

A 9-year-old girl was fatally stabbed Saturday in Northern California, and police are looking for the assailant. According to Calaveras County sheriff’s officials, the girl was killed at a house on Rippon Road in Valley Springs.

The girl’s 12-year-old brother was also in the home at the time. He called his parents to say that there was an intruder in the house. They then called 911, according to Fox 40.

The girl was taken to a nearby hospital where she was pronounced dead. KCRA-TV in Sacramento reported that the girl had been stabbed.

The suspect is described as roughly 6 feet tall with a muscular build, and last seen wearing a black long-sleeved shirt with blue pants.

Authorities said the suspect should be considered armed and dangerous.

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