December 19, 2011 - 2:37 pm
A 13-year-old girl who shot herself last week died Sunday night, the Clark County coroner’s office said Monday.
Marina Momcheva died at 7:52 p.m., the coroner said. The cause and manner of death had not been determined yet.
The Metropolitan Police Department’s Abuse and Neglect Detail is investigating the death.
Momcheva was an eighth-grader at Bailey Middle School, a district official said.
Police said she shot herself the night of Dec. 13 at a home on the 2100 block of Dragon Claw Lane, near Lake Mead and Hollywood boulevards.
Personnel with the Abuse and Neglect Detail also are investigating the death of 10-year-old Kameron Asgari.
He fatally shot himself after finding an unsecured weapon the afternoon of Dec. 13 at a southwest valley home.
The coroner’s office hadn’t determined the cause and manner of death Monday.
The shooting was reported at 2:45 p.m. at a home on the 5800 block of Ponderosa Way, near Russell Road and Jones Boulevard.
Asgari was a fifth-grader at Jydstrup Elementary School.
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