A two-month-old baby found unresponsive by his mother at their Waukegan residence died after he was rushed to the hospital early Tuesday morning.
The Waukegan Fire Department and Waukegan Police Department responded around 4:15 a.m. Tuesday to the 1300 block of North Jackson Street.
911 dispatchers received a call about a baby who was found by his mother not breathing at the family’s residence.
A dispatcher attempted to instruct the caller to perform CPR but the people at the scene were too distraught.
Paramedics attempted lifesaving measures and transported the child to Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan.
The child was pronounced dead after arriving at the hospital, the coroner’s office and a police report said.
The Lake County Coroner’s Office was notified just after 6 a.m. and responded to the hospital.
An autopsy was performed Tuesday and no signs of trauma were found.
A cause and manner of death have not been determined and are pending numerous medical tests, the coroner’s office said.
The Waukegan Police Department Criminal Investigations Division and the coroner’s office are investigating.