He was identified as Caleb Schwab, the son of state Rep. Scott Schwab, the Kansas City Star reported.
Schwab and his wife, Michele, released a statement Sunday night saying they appreciated the community's prayers for their son.
"Since the day he was born, he brought abundant joy to our family and all those who he came in contact with. As we try and mend our home with him no longer with us, we are comforted knowing he believed in his Savior, Jesus, and they are forever together now. We will see him another day."