A SMALL child has tragically died in a playground next to a primary school in Darwin.
The child’s body was reportedly found in a playground near Wanguri Primary School.
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The local reporter said the child is believed to have died on Wednesday night.
It is understood the child was a student at the school. Their age is not known.
Northern Territory Police Senior Sergeant Matt Allen told 7 News the child’s death was not being treated as suspicious, but rather as a case of “misadventure”.
The circumstances surrounding the incident and cause of death are not yet clear.
Northern Territory Police are investigating the circumstances surrounding the child’s death and will prepare a report for the information of the Coroner.
Detectives have spent the day examining the scene.
No further information was available at the time of writing.