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PORTSMOUTH-- Portsmouth police are investigating the death of a six-year-old boy.

Police said they received a 911 call stating the child in a homein the 300 block of Mt. Vernon Avenue was unresponsive. According to police, family members calledfor helpjust before 9:00 a.m.after they triedto wake upthe child.

Investigators statedthere was no apparent trauma to hisbody and there were no obvious signs of foul play.An autopsy will be done to determine what caused the boy's death.

His name is not being released right now and police continue their investigation.

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