A nine-year-old girl died under mysterious circumstances on Friday in east Delhi's Shakarpur area, police said.
The deceased has been identified as Laxmi who lived in a PG with her family, they said.
The girl was brought dead at a hospital this afternoon, a senior police officer said.
Police registered a murder case and an investigation is underway, the officer said.
The body has been shifted to a mortuary. The post-mortem examination will be conducted on Saturday after which the exact cause of death will be ascertained, the officer said.
The deceased's parents work as a domestic help at the PG, police said.
She has three brothers and one 11-month-old sister, police said.
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