Teen burned in vapour explosion dies

6:17 pm on 18 August 2017

A teenage girl who was badly burned in an explosion in a South Auckland house has died after two months in hospital.

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Police at the scene in June Photo: RNZ / Laura Tupou

Three people were injured three when they tried to light a cigarette after sniffing petrol at a home on Lappington Road in Otara in June.

Police said 15-year-old Kelly Amani died in hospital last Friday.

The matter has been referred to the Coroner.