Gardaí have confirmed they are investigating the death of a child in Co. Donegal.
The nine-year-old was found unresponsive in a house in the St Johnston area last night and was then pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.
The young boy's remains were removed to Letterkenny University Hospital where a post mortem will be carried out.
The child's identity has not been released by gardaí.
A Garda spokesperson said "Gardaí received a report of the death of male child, 9 years, that occurred at a house in the St. Johnston area of Donegal on 14/06/2021.
"The child was pronounced dead at the scene after being found unresponsive.
"He has been removed to Letterkenny Hospital where a post mortem will take place, the results of which will determine the course of any further investigation."