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Vegas teen dies after ‘alcohol-related’ incident in Summerlin

Posted at 1:34 PM, Jan 05, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-28 12:36:39-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Authorities say a teenager died on New Year's Day after they were notified about an "alcohol-related" incident at a Summerlin home.

The Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department reports it was called by the fire department regarding an unresponsive teen at a house located in the Ridges community at 8:35 a.m. on Friday.

The teenager was transported from the home to a local hospital but ended up passing away.

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LVMPD says it is awaiting an autopsy before deciding to investigate the situation.

Sunday, the Alexander Dawson School at Rainbow Mountain shared a message on its website about losing one of its eighth-grade students on New Year's Day.

Several replies have been seen on the Alexander Dawson School Facebook page since it reported the student's death.