According to NBC News affiliate WTMJ, the mother of the boy found him unresponsive in their Milwaukee, Wisc. home late Saturday night. She immediately called police.
The boy later died of an apparent suicide.
Authorities are investigating why the 10-year-old boy could have committed suicide. The Medical Examiners Office are also investigating details surrounding the death.
It is unclear why the boy killed himself and additional details have not yet been released.