Mystery after schoolgirl, 16, dies at home on Christmas Day as police probe sudden death | The Sun

A 16-YEAR-OLD girl tragically died in her home on Christmas Day, police have confirmed.

Cops are still investigating the reason behind her death.

West Yorkshire Police said the teen was found at an address in Middleton, Leeds, on December 25 after paramedics were called to her terraced home during the morning.

Officers were later summoned by ambulance staff to the property on Throstle Road at 10.36am, where the girl was sadly pronounced dead.

Photos taken from the scene showed forensic officers handling a white mattress located in the back garden of the family home.

But it is not known if the force is treating the death as suspicious at this stage.

A spokesperson for West Yorkshire Police said: "At 10.36am on Sunday, December 25, officers were contacted by the ambulance service who were attending an address in Throstle Road, Middleton, where the girl had been pronounced dead by paramedics.

"Enquiries are being carried out to establish the circumstances surrounding her death."

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