6 Mar 2013

Twin babies' deaths not suspicious, say police

4:41 pm on 6 March 2013

Police in Eastern Bay of Plenty say the deaths of two premature babies are not suspicious.

The twins' bodies were discovered in the backyard of a Matamata property on Friday.

Police said that, as a result of post-mortem examinations, liaison with medical experts and interviews with a number of people, the matter has been referred to the Coroner.

They said the situation is sensitive and very distressing for the family.