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Coroner identifies preteen who died on eastside

Posted at 1:41 PM, Jan 03, 2016

Police are investigating the death of a preteen in east Las Vegas Saturday morning.

Around 11:15 a.m., police responded to the 4900 block of East Idaho Avenue, near Charleston and Nellis boulevards. She was found in the bathroom unresponsive.

She was identified as 12-year-old Tristin Magness. Her cause of death is pending.

Police said it appears to be a medical episode but due to the age of the preteen, it is being investigated further.