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Child has shallow breathing, bleeding from ears. Reason for death of child?

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my cousins apparrently healthy 12 yr old daughter felt ill during the night and got in bed with her mother. He mom noticed shallow breathing and when she turned on the lights noticed bleedinag from the ears..She gave cpr while her husband called 911 but the child was dead before they arrived at the hospital. What could the possible causee be?
Posted Tue, 9 Apr 2013 in Child Health
Answered by Dr. Y V Siva Sankara Murty 1 hour later

I am very sorry for the unfortunate incident that has happened.
My condolences for the family.

Can you describe in brief what happened before the unfortunate event.
Is there any history of any other significant illness that the child suffered from?
Is there any head injury around the event?
Is there any history fever/ vomiting etc?
What was the complaint she gave before going to bed?

Please reply in detail so that I can help you better.
Waiting for your reply.

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