7 Dec 2012

Raetihi boy's death being investigated

4:40 pm on 7 December 2012

Police are investigating the unexplained death of a nine-year-old boy discovered at his home in Raetihi on early on Friday.

They say the body was discovered by a family member who notified police and ambulance services.

Officers are interviewing witnesses and an examination of the scene has begun.

Detective Senior Sergeant Keith Borrell says a post-mortem will be completed later in the day.