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Police release facial reconstruction images of dead girl

November 18, 2019 GMT
This undated facial reconstruction image released by the Smyrna Police Department in Smyrna, Del., shows what a young girl who police are trying to identify may have looked like when she was alive. Smyrna police are working with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the Delaware Division of Forensic Science to try to identify the remains of a girl, between the ages of 2 and 5, who was found dead in September 2019 near the Little Lass softball fields in Smyrna. (Smyrna Police Department/National Center for Missing and Exploited Children via AP)
This undated facial reconstruction image released by the Smyrna Police Department in Smyrna, Del., shows what a young girl who police are trying to identify may have looked like when she was alive. Smyrna police are working with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the Delaware Division of Forensic Science to try to identify the remains of a girl, between the ages of 2 and 5, who was found dead in September 2019 near the Little Lass softball fields in Smyrna. (Smyrna Police Department/National Center for Missing and Exploited Children via AP)

SMYRNA, Del. (AP) — Police are trying to identify the remains of a young girl who was found dead in Delaware.

Police in Smyrna said Monday that they’ve released facial reconstruction images of what the girl may have looked like when she was alive.

The girl was between the ages of 2 and 5. She was found in September near the Little Lass softball fields in Smyrna.

Police said she was dead for several weeks, if not longer, when she was found. The girl had slightly wavy brown hair and was Caucasian or Hispanic. She also may have suffered from a chronic disease.

Smyrna police are working with the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children and the Delaware Division of Forensic Science.

Anyone with information should contact detective Bill Davis at 302-653-3490.