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Probe after boy,12, found hanged

A police investigation has begun after the body of a 12-year-old boy was found hanging in a house.

South Yorkshire Police said the boy was found at an undisclosed address in Edlington, near Doncaster, South Yorkshire.

A spokesman said the body was found at about 4.30pm on Monday.

He said: "A post-mortem is scheduled to be held tomorrow to establish the cause of death and an inquest date is yet to be fixed.

"Officers are not treating his death as suspicious at this stage."

The spokesman said the boy's family did not want to comment or provide any more details.


From Belfast Telegraph