Student dies on campus of Wahpeton boarding school


WAHPETON -- A student has reportedly died on a school campus in Wahpeton this week.

The Circle of Nations Indian school tells us a 12-year-old girl was found dead Tuesday night around 8:00.

The superintendent says the girl did not die of natural causes, but there is no danger to the community, according to the Wahpeton Daily News.

Her body is undergoing an autopsy and police are investigating.

In a statement, the school said: "It's difficult for all of us to face the death of a young person. During crises situations such as this, providing support to our students and staff is our primary priority."

The school has brought in counselors for those in need.