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Tigard Police investigate cause of toddler's death

Officers perform CPR on 2-year-old, but are unable to revive boy


Tigard Police are investigating the circumstances around the death of a toddler on Friday.

Offers responded to a possible domestic disturbance call at an apartment complex at about 3 p.m.

However, when officers arrived, they found two parents with an unresponsive 2-year-old boy, said Jim Wolf, police department spokesman.

"Tigard officers began CPR and continued until emergency medical help arrived," Wolf said. "The young boy died at the scene."

A Tigard Police chaplain offered assistance to the grieving family.

An autopsy will be conducted, Wolf added. Tigard Police detectives are continuing an investigation into the cause of the toddler's death.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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