Man, 19, arrested after body of girl, 16, found in home

The body of a 16-year-old girl was discovered in a home west of Melbourne on Sunday night.

Police were called to the house on Brookside Drive in Wyndham Vale at around 10.30pm, where they found the dead teen.

A man, 19, who was at the home at the time has been arrested and is being interviewed by police. 

Police were called to the house on Brookside Drive in Wirribee at around 10.30pm. Source: Getty

Homicide police are investigating the teen’s death. 

“The exact circumstances surrounding her death are yet to be established and police will await results of a post-mortem,” a Victoria Police spokeswoman told Yahoo News Australia.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at 1800 333 000.

More to come.

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