Boy, 9, found dead at home

Last updated 14:33 07/12/2012

Relevant offers

National News

Otatara lockdown over but hunt for man continues Photographer of the year expresses 'foundations of life' in NZ Fibre mishap disconnects South Island web users Solid Energy posts another big loss Street harassment actress says incidents left her fearful Cafe offers coffee discounts for good manners Aspiring politician stabbed ex-partner's new man Kiwis on Halloween: Frightful night or so right? Michael Clarke call 'not in the spirit of cricket' Australian model slams media over body image issues

Ohakune police are investigating the unexplained death of a 9-year-old boy.

He was found in his Raetihi home early this morning.

Detective Senior Sergeant Keith Borrell said a family member found him dead and notified emergency services.

"We hope to have a post-mortem completed by late this evening. At this stage the cause of death remains unexplained," he said.

Police were interviewing witnesses and examining the scene.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content