Police investigate the death of a child in the 5000 block of Country Place in Waukegan Tuesday evening. | Photo: Woo-Sung Shim / Lake and McHenry County Scanner

Police are investigating after a 10-year-old girl was found seriously injured at a home in Waukegan and died at the hospital Tuesday evening.

The Waukegan Police Department and Waukegan Fire Department responded around 9:40 p.m. Tuesday to the 5000 block of Country Place for an ambulance request.

Officials said a 10-year-old girl was found hanging outside the home.

Family members who found her immediately called 911.

Police investigate the death of a child in the 5000 block of Country Place in Waukegan Tuesday evening. | Photo: Woo-Sung Shim / Lake and McHenry County Scanner

Paramedics transported the critically injured girl to Vista Medical Center East in Waukegan.

She was pronounced dead after arriving at the hospital.

A heavy police presence was seen on the cul-de-sac where the home is located.

Crime scene tape was set up around the residence during the investigation.

Police investigate the death of a child in the 5000 block of Country Place in Waukegan Tuesday evening. | Photo: Woo-Sung Shim / Lake and McHenry County Scanner

The Lake County Coroner’s Office was notified and responded to the hospital.

Coroner’s office officials said foul play is not suspected in the incident, which appears self-inflicted.

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An autopsy was expected to be performed Tuesday. A cause and manner of death has not been ruled.

The Waukegan Police Department has not yet released information on the case.