Homicide detectives are investigating the death of a local toddler who was found not breathing Monday afternoon in a home in the 16900 block of Southeast Powell Boulevard.
Portland Police Bureau East Precinct officers and emergency medical personnel responded to the home after receiving reports about the two-year-old child at 12:53 p.m. Monday, Aug. 7. The toddler was transported to a local hospital by ambulance, but could not be revived, police said.
The officers who first arrived at the home contacted detectives with the Portland Police Bureau Homicide Detail. The detectives have taken over the investigation.