LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Kentucky State Police say authorities are conducting a homicide investigation after a 7-year-old girl was found dead in Allen County. The area is near Bowling Green.

The body of 7-year-old Gabriella Doolin was found in a creek in a wooded area behind Allen County High School on Saturday night, according to police.

Officials say Doolin was reported missing to Scottsville Police on Saturday at 7:40 p.m. Police say Doolin went missing from a Little League football game she had attended with her mother on the campus of Allen County High School.

Doolin was found just 25 minutes later.

An autopsy will be performed by the medical examiner's office in Louisville to determine the exact cause of death.

KSP says it is believed to be a homicide.

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