2-year-old girl dies after climbing into dryer

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WAYCROSS, GA (WTLV/NBC News)  — The Georgia Bureau of Investigations is investigating the circumstances surrounding the death of a 2-year-old girl found dead in Waycross over the weekend.

The Brantley County Sheriff’s Office confirmed with First Coast News that the child died in a clothes dryer.

Sources say the girl’s mother found the toddler in the dryer Sunday morning, and believes the child climbed inside while she was sleeping.

A preliminary autopsy revealed the girl died from overheating.

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