Police investigate girl's sudden death

File photo / NZ Herald
File photo / NZ Herald

Police are investigating the sudden death of a 4-year-old girl in west Auckland.

A statement from Waitakere police confirmed the child died on Thursday evening.

Ambulance officers alerted police to the death at a Ranui home that night.

"At this stage the child's death is unexplained and a post-mortem has been conducted," police said.

"Police are treating the death as unexplained and investigations are ongoing."

Officers were speaking with the young girl's family. No further information is currently available.

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