5-year-old Ferndale girl’s death under investigation

Ferndale police are investigating after a 5-year-old girl died last week. 

According to the police department, the death happened on March 8 on Douglas Road. 

The cause of the girl's death is not known but will be determined by the Whatcom County Medical Examiner's Office. 

"The City asks that the community respects the family’s privacy during this difficult time," police said.