Boy, 9, found dead at home

Last updated 14:33 07/12/2012

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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.

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