PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WVEC)---The Portsmouth Police Department is investigating the death of an infant that occurred early Saturday evening in the Churchland area.

Officers were called to the 5600 block of Darby Close around 5:00 P.M. after reports of an infant not breathing.

A department spokesperson tells 13News Now a male infant under the age of six months old was pronounced dead at the scene by medics.

Detectives are still working to figure out the cause. No other information is available at this time.