How to read the news online: ‘I will die in despair’: Mum of girl who was gang raped in Perth

The girl who went missing from her Perth home after being gang-raped by four men at gunpoint in November was found dead in her home on Tuesday morning.

The girl’s body was found by her mother at around 10am (AEDT), but police have not yet said what happened to her.

Police have said she may have been killed in self-defence, though there is no indication she was sexually assaulted.

Police are still treating the death as suspicious.ABC Perth understands the victim’s mother was a nurse at a Perth hospital.

She said her daughter’s disappearance was “very difficult” for her.

“It’s really hard.

I have never been in a situation like this before, it’s been very traumatic for us,” she said.

Police say there are no known suspects in the case.

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