Teenager's body found in stormwater drain

4:03 pm on 4 June 2017

A body found in a stormwater drain in South Auckland was that of a teenage girl, police say.

They said locals in Mangere saw the 17-year-old before she fell yesterday afternoon.

Police believed it was a tragic accident and had offered families and friends their deepest sympathies.

The matter has now been referred to a Coroner to determine the exact cause of death.