TULSA - Police are investigating the death of a 9-year-old girl found at a west Tulsa park.
Police say Hannah Todd was found in the sandbox underneath a swing set in the 4800 block of West 8th Street. There were no initial signs of foul play, said Officer Leland Ashley with the Tulsa Police Department.
Her family last saw Todd, who attends Mark Twain Elementary, around 8 a.m. Friday, Ashley said.
Around 1 p.m. a group of kids were playing in the park when they found the girl, police said.
EMSA spokesman Chris Stevens said the girl was pronounced dead at the scene.
Neighbors to the park tell 2News that kids in the area would regularly bury each other in the sand at the park. Her death is being investigated as an accident and officers are considering that she may have been building a tunnel and it collapsed on top of her.
Authorities said sand was found in the girl's mouth, but no cause of death has been determined.
Counselors will be on site at Mark Twain Elementary Monday, said Chris Payne with Tulsa Public Schools.
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