Death Of CA Girl After Fight Ruled Homicide

By Salon Staff
February 28, 2012 12:00AM (UTC)
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LONG BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles County coroner's office has ruled that the death of a 10-year-old Southern California schoolgirl after a fight was a homicide.

Coroner's Lt. Fred Corral says Monday that blunt force trauma killed Joanna Ramos, who collapsed at home after a fight with another girl on Friday in Long Beach.

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The girl's older sister says Joanna died after surgery for a blood clot on the brain.


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