A 7-year-old child has died in an incident in the Manuka Gorge area, near Balclutha, tonight.
Milton and Dunedin Police attended the incident at a logging site at 5.15pm.
Detective Sergeant Brett Roberts said the incident was not a logging accident.
A combined investigation involving OSH and police has started.
Police said they will not be releasing any further information at this stage. Next of kin still need to be informed.
- The Southland Times