1-Year-Old Dies In Foster Care, Police Launch Investigation

Springfield Police are investigating after an 18-month old boy died while in foster care.

Posted: Aug. 19, 2018 11:54 AM

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) - Springfield Police are investigating after an 18-month old boy died while in foster care.

Police Lt. Scott McKee told KVAL-TV that the boy died Thursday and officers are investigating. An autopsy is planned.

The boy was living with a foster family in Springfield at the time of his death.

The Oregon Department of Human Services declined to comment on the case, citing privacy laws.

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