DANVERS (CBS) – The death of an 18-month-old child is being investigated in Danvers.

The Essex County District Attorney’s office says the child was transported from a home on Fellows Street and was pronounced dead at Beverly Hospital Tuesday evening.

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A babysitter had been looking after the child until the father came to pick them up around 5 p.m. The child, who had been napping in a crib, was found unresponsive by the babysitter at that time.

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An autopsy is expected to be performed on Wednesday. The DA says the death appears to be medical but they will not be sure until they receive the autopsy results.

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The Department of Children and Families has received a report on the incident and are also investigating what they call a “tragic situation.”