Ohakune police are investigating the unexplained death of a
nine-year-old Raetihi boy.
The boy was found dead early this morning by a family member.
"A family member discovered the boy was deceased and notified
police and ambulance," Detective Senior Sergeant Keith
"We hope to have a post-mortem completed by late this
evening. At this stage the cause of death remains
Police are in the process of interviewing witnesses and scene
examination is underway.
Police declined to comment further.
- Wanganui Chronicle