Missing Wellington teenager found dead

The Wellington teenager who was last seen at his home on Saturday has been found dead.

Alex Taitasi. Source: Supplied

Police put an appeal for information about 17-year-old Samoan Alex Taitasi last night after he was last seen at his Pāpārangi home at 7pm on December 21.

The 17-year-old was found dead last night, police said in a release.

The death is not being treated as suspicious and will be referred to the coroner.