Death of teenager found in Yorkshire street not suspicious

Officers were called to Southway in Mirfield at 8.50am on Wednesday.
Officers were called to Southway in Mirfield at 8.50am on Wednesday.
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The death of a 14-year-old boy who was found in a serious condition in the street is not being treated as suspicious, police have said.

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West Yorkshire Police said officers were called to Southway, in Mirfield, at around 8.50am on Wednesday following "reports of a concern for safety" and found a boy with serious injuries.

There were reports the youngster was given first aid on the pavement before he was taken to hospital by ambulance.

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Later, Detective Inspector Shaf Rehman of Kirklees CID said: "We can now confirm that the 14-year-old boy who was found in a serious condition this morning has died.

"Officers are supporting the family at this difficult time and our enquiries into the incident remain ongoing.

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"At this stage we are treating the death as unexplained but do not currently believe there to be any suspicious circumstances."

Mr Rehman said a post-mortem examination was due to take place.