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Orange deputies investigating 8-year-old's death

Posted May 9, 2018 2:18 p.m. EDT

Orange County Sheriff's Office cruiser

— The Orange County Sheriff's Office is investigating the death of an 8-year-old boy, authorities said Wednesday.

The boy was reported to have had a heart attack shortly before 6 p.m. Tuesday at a home on Tripp Road near Chapel Hill.

He died en route to UNC Hospitals.

Anyone with information about the case is asked to contact Investigator D. Hunter with the Orange County Sheriff’s Office at 919-245-2915.