LAUDERHILL (CBSMiami) – CBS4 News has learned new details about the death of a 12-year-old autistic girl found dead in her Lauderhill home in the fall of 2013.
An autopsy report in the case states that the cause of death for Tamiyah Audain is undetermined.READ MORE: Condo Collapse: Families Anxiously Await Word On Loved Ones
However, the report says “The contribution of possible neglect cannot be ruled out in this case.”
Child welfare investigators said that the child lost a large amount of weight in the months leading up to her death last September and had pressure sores on her body.READ MORE: Condo Collapse: Search & Rescue Continues, Death Toll Now At Four
Tamiyah was living with a cousin when she died.
Lauderhill Police tell CBS4 News they will continue investigating Tamiyah’s death and are planning to meet with child welfare workers and prosecutors to determine whether any charges should be filed.MORE NEWS: 'It's Harder When It's In Your Back Yard': Former Miami-Dade Fire Chief Of Condo Collapse Search & Rescue
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