Miami probes death of middle school student

Sept. 20, 2007
6th grade girl collapsed while "play-fighting" with classmates.

The death of a 12-year-old girl who collapsed while ''play-fighting'' with classmates at Westview Middle School in Miami remains a medical mystery, even after an autopsy performed by the Miami-Dade medical examiner's office. The autopsy on Pateesha Clinch revealed no observable trauma. Additional studies, including toxicology tests, will be conducted to determine the cause of death. Pateesha, a sixth-grader at Westview, died Tuesday afternoon.

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