An 11-year old boy has been found hanged in his room at a school in Cumbria, U.K.

Dylan Thomas McDonald died in the hospital following the incident at the Appletree Residential School, near Kendal.

He was pronounced dead after being treated at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary.

The boy is believed to have been found by teachers, with police called to the school around 5:20 p.m.

Ten detectives from South Cumbria's Public Protection Unit are now involved in the investigation into the death.

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