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Girl, 10, is killed after she was electrocuted reaching behind a clothes dryer in her family home to rescue her kittens



A 10-year-old girl has died after she was electrocuted while reaching behind a clothes dryer to retrieve her kittens.

Greenlee Marie's parents said she was trying to rescue the pets on Saturday at the family's home in New Boston, Texas when the tragic incident occurred.

Police are still investigating to determine how the little girl was electrocuted.

Greenlee Marie, 10, died on Saturday at her family home in New Boston, Texas after she was electrocuted while reaching behind a clothes dryer to retrieve her kittens

'She was such a light in this world and everyone she ever met couldn't help but fall in love with her,' her mother Shelby Roos said.

'She had more compassion for everything living at 10 years old than most will have in a lifetime.'

Roos told KSLA that Greenlee would have done anything for her kittens.

'She loved her babies. I know she is up there right now with all of her babies,' she said.

It is unclear if the kittens were also electrocuted.
Her devastated parents said she had so much compassion for animals and would have done anything for her kittens
Police are still investigating to determine how the little girl was electrocuted.

Authorities are pictured outside the family home on Sunday with Greenlee's mother
Her mother Shelby Roos plans to set up a fund so people can donate t
o a local animal rescue facility in their daughter's honor

Her parents, Roos and Scott Hendrix, said the family had been renting the home for the past 15 months.

They blame dodgy electrics for Greenlee's death and said landlords should be held accountable for the conditions of the properties.
New Boston police Chief Garry McCrary said it was too early to place blame and responsibility until the investigation was complete.

He did not elaborate further.

Greenlee's body was sent to Dallas for an autopsy.

Her parents are planning to set up a fund so people can donate to a local animal rescue facility in their daughter's honor.

Her parents, Roos and Scott Hendrix, said the family had been renting the home for the past 15 months
Her parents blame dodgy electrics for Greenlee's death and said landlords should be held accountable for the conditions of the properties.
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