Death of 8-year-old girl under investigation in Camden County

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Wednesday, January 4, 2017
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Camden County authorities are investigating the sudden death of an 8-year-old girl in Stratford.

STRATFORD, N.J. (WPVI) -- The sudden death of an 8-year-old girl is under investigation in Stratford, New Jersey.

The Camden County Prosecutor's Office Wednesday announced the death of Sailor Righter.

Sailor's father is a Stratford police officer, Action News has confirmed.

Police say Sailor was found unresponsive inside a home on the first block of Union Avenue around 1:50 p.m. on New Year's Eve.

The child was rushed to Kennedy Hospital- Stratford Division where she was pronounced dead at 2:15 p.m.

Officials say only family members were present at the time.

The cause of her death is still under investigation.