Police are continuing to investigate the suspicious death of a two-year-old girl found dead on the tidal flats at Little Waihi, Maketu.
The girl was found after Western Bay of Plenty Police attended reports of disorder in the area around 10.40am on Thursday morning, later discovering the body.
“Family and friends of the two-year-old are assisting police with enquiries,” says Detective Senior Sergeant Greg Turner.
“A post mortem examination is in progress.
“Anyone who may have information which can assist police is urged to make contact with Tauranga Police on 07 577 4300.”