CHICAGO (CBS) — State child welfare authorities and the Will County sheriff’s office are investigating the death of a 3-month-old boy from south suburban Beecher on Thursday morning.

The boy, who lived in the 2100 block of Kentucky Road in Beecher, was pronounced dead at 6:43 a.m. Thursday at St. James Health in Chicago Heights, according to the Cook County medical examiner’s office.

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The Illinois Department of Children and Family Services is investigating the boy’s parents for allegations of neglect, an investigation that is pending, a department spokeswoman said Friday morning. No other children were involved and DCFS has not had prior contact with the family.

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The sheriff’s office is conducting a death investigation.

Spokeswoman Kathy Hoffmeyer said there were “no outward signs of foul play at the scene,” but declined to release further details Friday afternoon.

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