Teenager found dead at Maui house party

KAHULUI (HawaiiNewsNow) - A Maui teenager is dead and another is in stable condition after attending a house party in Kahului.

According to the Maui Police Department, a 15-year-old male brought prescription pain medications and offered it to party goers just after midnight Thursday.

Police say the teen and a 19-year-old male from Kihei were later spotted ingesting the medication while drinking beer.

When police arrived to the scene, the 19 year old appeared to be in distress. He was transported to the Maui Memorial Hospital for overnight treatment and was later upgraded to stable condition. He is expected to be released later Friday.

Police say the 15 year old died at the scene.

According to investigators, the owner of the residence was off island and was unaware that a party took place on his property.

Police are still investigating how the victim obtained the prescription pain medication and how he gained access to the owner's home.

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