23 Oct 2013

Teen death police await forensic tests

1:23 pm on 23 October 2013

A teenager has died in Waikato overnight in what the police say is an unexplained death.

The 17-year-old was found dead in her Te Aroha Street home in Hamilton shortly after 4am on Wednesday.

The area is surrounded by a cordon while a scene examination is conducted.

Police say the death is being treated as suspicious and they are waiting for results from a number of forensic tests.