Imani McCray (NBC 4 New York)

It is still not clear why an 8-year-old New Jersey girl decided to take her own life over the weekend, but sources close to the investigation report that she had seen a story on Facebook about another little girl killing herself in a similar manner.

According to NBC 4 New York, Essex County, N.J., prosecutors are looking into whether little Imani McCray was copying what she had read involving the death of 10-year-old Ashawnty Davis, or if she hanged herself in an unfortunate case of playacting at her home over the weekend.

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Authorities said there was no indication that Imani was being bullied. However, she was found unresponsive less than a week after authorities say Ashawnty took her own life as a result of bullying at school.

Imani had been sent to her room for a timeout the day of her death. Relatives who found her worked desperately to revive her, and she did have a faint pulse when paramedics arrived. However, she was ultimately pronounced dead at University Hospital in Newark.

Now, instead of planning a birthday party for a little girl who would have turned 9 years old next week, Imani’s family is making funeral arrangements.

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Read more at NBC 4 New York.