Police are investigating the death of a 17-month-old boy who was found unconscious early Tuesday afternoon.

Officials with the Gresham Police Department and Gresham Fire and Emergency Services responded to a report of a 1-year-old who was unconscious and not breathing at 12:37 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 17, in the 800 block of Northeast Kane Drive.

The child was taken to Legacy Mount Hood Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.

The cause of death has yet to be determined, as police are awaiting the outcome of a preliminary investigation by the State Medical Examiner's Office.

Detectives with the Gresham Police Department and the multi-jurisdictional Child Abuse Team are investigating.

Anyone with information about this case is asked to call the Gresham Police Department tip line at 503-618-2719, or toll free at 1-888-989-3505.

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