As reported by Island Echo yesterday evening, paramedics from the Isle of Wight Ambulance Service were called to a family home on Wellington Road, Binstead at around 15:00.
It is understood a young boy with learning difficulties stopped breathing at the property, prompting CPR to be performed.
Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of all involved, Police have this morning confirmed that the child died at St Mary’s Hospital, Newport.
Detectives are now investigating the incident and Police remain outside the property today, however Police say they are not treating the incident as suspicious.
Scenes of Crime officers were witnessed to be removing items from the semi-detached house yesterday.