12-Year-Old Child Dies Hours After Arriving at Wilderness Camp

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A 12-year-old boy’s death at a North Carolina wilderness camp for troubled teens has been called “suspicious” by investigators because it occurred less than 24 hours after he arrived.

The Transylvania County Sheriff’s Office said the boy, who has not been identified, was taken to the “therapeutic” Trails Carolina Camp in Lake Toxaway on Feb. 3, after which he was assigned to a cabin with other minors.

The next morning, however, staff discovered that the boy was not breathing, authorities said. When first-responders arrived, they attempted to resuscitate the boy before realizing that he had been dead for some time.

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