The Porter County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the death of a 10-year-old Liberty Township child, according to the Town of Chesterton Facebook page.

At 2:37 p.m. Thursday, April 25, officers were dispatched to a residence in the 200 block of Falcon Way for a medical emergency.

The child was transported to hospital but subsequently passed, police said.

“The Detective Bureau is currently investigating this incident and we have no further information to release at this time,” the Porter County Sheriff’s Office said. “Please keep the family and friends of this child in your thoughts and prayers during this incredibly difficult time.”