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Police probe after East Calder teenager death

Police are understood to be investigating whether drugs were involved in the death of a teenager in West Lothian at the weekend.

Emergency services were called to a house in East Calder on Sunday morning but 15-year-old Dione Melville was pronounced dead a short time later.

Police Scotland said the girl's death was being treated as unexplained.

Another two 15-year-old girls were taken to St John's Hospital in Livingston as a precaution.

A Police Scotland spokeswoman said: "Police in West Lothian were called to an address in the East Calder area at around 9.50am on Sunday March 27 following a report of concern for a teenager.

"The Scottish Ambulance Service attended and a 15-year-old girl was sadly pronounced dead a short time later.

"Two girls, also aged 15, were taken to St John's Hospital as a precaution.

"The death is currently being treated as unexplained. A report has been submitted to the procurator fiscal and inquiries are continuing."