Death of 7-year-old investigated in Manitowoc County

MANITOWOC, Wis. (AP) -- Authorities in Manitowoc County are investigating the death of a 7-year-old boy.

An autopsy scheduled Monday could help determine what caused the death of Ethan Hauschultz. Sheriff's officials say the unresponsive boy was taken to Holy Family Memorial Medical Center Friday by a family member. WLUK-TV reports the boy was pronounced dead about 9:30 p.m. Friday.

Hospital staff alerted the sheriff's department about the boy's death. Investigators went to the hospital and interviewed several people, including family members, which led deputies to a residence in the Town of Newton. No additional details were released.

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