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Child's Tragic Death Ruled Homicide

3-year-old girl was the victim of a homicide and blunt force trauma



    Tragic Child's Death Ruled Homicide

    (Published Friday, Dec. 5, 2014)

    There are new developments in the tragic death of 3-year-old Brielle Gage.

    The little girl was the victim of a homicide and blunt force trauma, according to investigators. They are revealing few others details.

    New Hampshire authorities say someone called 911 from an Oak Street home in Nashua on Tuesday, Nov. 25.

    Gage was rushed to the hospital where she later passed away.

    Authorities are not saying exactly how Gage was killed or who may be responsible. Nobody is under arrest.

    "It's really heartbreaking," said next-door neighbor Tim Deluca.

    Local newspapers report that five children inside the home had been removed by state officials earlier this year and placed into foster care, but apparently they were able to return.

    Family members have started a fundraising page online.

    Sharon Boucher, Brielle's paternal grandmother, wrote that family members are "...absolutely heartbroken that our little angel's life ended so abruptly, under such horrendous circumstances."

    Funds will help pay for Brielle's funeral and memorial service, as well as for a tree planted in her honor at a Nashua park. 

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