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Video: Girl (6) dies in camp accident

Two people arrested in connection with the death of a six-year-old girl were last night released without charge after a post-mortem found it was a tragic accident.

The pair -- a 30-year-old man and a 40-year-old woman, both from Gosport in Hampshire -- were detained on suspicion of murder after the youngster was discovered "fitting" at the Holmsley campsite in the New Forest, Hampshire, England.

She suffered a cardiac arrest in the early hours of yesterday morning and was rushed to Southampton General Hospital but was pronounced dead a short time later.

A police spokeswoman said: "The results of a post-mortem have indicated that there are no suspicious circumstances.

"The arrests made this morning were necessary as a result of a report from experienced medical professionals.

"The girl's death is no longer being treated as suspicious but a tragic incident."

Police were called to the campsite at 12.50am by paramedics. The girl's mother and father were reportedly giving her CPR when medics arrived.

The identity of the youngster is expected to be released today.

Irish Independent