Death of 17-year-old boy in Market Drayton investigated by police
An investigation has been launched after the death of a 17-year-old boy.
Emergency services were called to Berrisford Road, Peatswood, Market Drayton in Shropshire at about 23:25 GMT on Friday, following concerns for a teenager.
The 17-year-old was taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital where he later died, Staffordshire Police said.
The force is treating his death as unexplained and a post-mortem examination will take place next week.
A man, aged 18 and from Market Drayton, was arrested in connection with the incident and has been released on police bail.
Four teenagers, two 16-year-old girls, and two 17-year-old boys, all from Market Drayton, are also assisting with inquiries and have been released under investigation.
The boy's family have been informed.
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