The identity of the 15-year-old girl found dead Wednesday in LaFayette is Amber Nicole White of 301 Glenn Street in LaFayette.

According to LaFayette police detective Lt. Robbie Tate, the child was found dead in a blanket on the couch of the residence of 21 Fortune St.

Tate said the death may have been attributed to an accidental overdose of Xanax, but authorities are still wait-ing on the toxicology report from Atlanta.

White was a freshman of LaFayette High School.

Walker County Messenger