DODGE CITY, Kan. | Dodge City police are investigating the death of a 17-year-old student who was injured during a weekend party.
Authorities identified the boy Tuesday as Dodge City High School student Diego Enriquez-Enriquez. Acting Police Chief Craig Mellecker said results of a preliminary autopsy indicate the teen died from a major head injury.
The death is being treated as a homicide. Mellecker says the teenager was injured at a large party early Saturday and died later at a Wichita hospital.
The Dodge City Daily News reports authorities are still trying to find out what caused the injury. They're also investigating a possible motive.
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No arrests have been made.