Cause of Death Remains Unknown for North Platte Teen


North Platte police continue to investigate the death of a North Platte teenager.

An autopsy of the 17-year-old male found no signs of trauma and the cause of death remains unknown at this time.

Officers with the North Platte Police Department responded to a call around 11:30 a.m. Saturday about a male juvenile who was not breathing. When they arrived at the seen, the teen had already died.

Officials hope to have more answers when they receive the results of toxicology test, though it could be weeks before the results are finalized.