8 Apr 2009

Dunedin police identify teen's body

10:09 pm on 8 April 2009

Police in Dunedin have identified and named a teenager whose body was found in suspicious circumstances on Monday.

James Paul Cessford, 19, had been reported missing by family members four days before his body was found on a neighbour's property.

Detective Senior Sergeant Steve McGregor says a post mortem has determined that Mr Cessford had not sustained any physical injuries.

He says police and forensic scientists are working to establish the cause of death.