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AUTOPSY FAILS TO REVEAL CAUSE OF CHILD’S DEATH

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The cause of death of a 3-year-old Ogden girl whose body was found near the Ogden Cemetery has not yet been determined.

The body of Courtney Jo Flemal was found fully clothed under a bush Tuesday night, three days after she had been reported missing by her mother.An autopsy was conducted Wednesday morning, and Ladd said Wednesday evening that a cause of death had not been determined. He said the state medical examiner's office would conduct more tests.

Courtney Flemal's mother, Shelly Flemal, 22, reported the girl missing after she disappeared from Ogden's Liberty Park where she had been playing. Shelly Flemal said she took her eyes off her daughter for a moment and she disappeared.

Police are investigating the death as a homicide and no suspects have been identified, Ladd said.