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Police speak to youths over roadside death

NZ NewswireNZ Newswire 4/04/2016

Police are speaking to two young people over the death of a 17-year-old girl found by the roadside in Otorohanga.

The body of Ocean Poihaere Heke, from Te Kuiti, was discovered on the side of State Highway 3 at 6.30am on Sunday.

A post mortem revealed Ms Heke had suffered injuries consistent with being hit by a vehicle, police said.

They have identified a car believed to be involved in the teen's death, and are speaking to two people about the car.

Police want to hear from anyone who has information about the incident or saw any collisions on State Highway 3 between 3am and 7am on Sunday.

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