Deaths of baby twins not suspicious - police

The deaths of two twin babies whose bodies were found at an Eastern Bay of Plenty property on Friday are not being treated as suspicious.

Police were called to a Matata home in Pioneer Place after the two bodies were found.

A police statement said as a result of a post-mortem examination, liaison with medical experts and interviews with a number of people, the deaths were not being treated as suspicious and the matter had been referred to the coroner.

Police would not comment further.

It is unknown at this stage whether the babies died after birth or were still-born. Their genders have also not been revealed.

- APNZ

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