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WASHINGTON PARK, IL (KTVI) - Police are investigating a child’s death in Washington Park.  Police say a 4-year-old fell down the stairs and died.

Washington Park detectives responded to the fatal fall in the 5000 block of Caseyville in around noon Wednesday.

Investigators found the boy lifeless near the bottom of  stairs in the home.

FOX2 was told the mother was at not home at the time her son fell and the boy was reportedly being cared for by a friend of the mother.

Prosecutors will decide if charges will be filed after the result of an autopsy.