Police rule out any suspicious circumstances following teenagers death

The death of a 13-year-old schoolboy is not being treated as suspicious.

Friday, 13th January 2017, 8:58 am
Updated Friday, 13th January 2017, 9:01 am
Northfield School in Billingham where the 13-year-old was an ex-pupil.

The boy's body was found at 1.30am on Thursday in the Low Grange area of Billingham after he had been reported missing.

The boy was a former pupil of Northfield School pupil.

Residents in the Low Grange area of Billingham reported being woken up by the noise of a helicopter in the early hours of Thursday morning as police dealt with the incident.

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Northfield School confirmed the teenager is an ex-pupil, but no longer attends the school.

A spokesman for Cleveland Police said: “Police are not treating his death as suspicious.”