DUNDALK, Md. (WJZ) — A 6-year-old girl who was found in a small stream in Baltimore County on Friday afternoon has died as a result of her injuries.

Police found the child behind the Merritt Park Baptist Church at 1799 Merritt Blvd. She was in cardiac arrest when police found her.

An officer began CPR on the child which was continued by medical personnel en route to an area hospital.

The child was reported missing around 3:52 p.m.

Police said that the child was autistic and non-verbal. She lived in the 7900 block of Stratman Road