A 14-year-old girl from Sunderland has been found dead.
Police were called to East Farmhouse children’s home in Consett at about 9.50am on Tuesday.
The body of Danielle Formosa, of Nawton Avenue in Fulwell, Sunderland, was found at the home.
A post-mortem examination has taken place and there appears to be no suspicious circumstances.
The coroner has been informed and an inquest is due to open tomorrow.