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King County Sheriff
John Urquhart

Mother Arrested for Murder of 16 Month Old Son


A 36 year old woman has been booked into the King County Jail for investigation of murder after Deputies responded to a home near Redmond WA for an aid call and found her sixteen month old son deceased.


On June 4, 2016, at around 330pm, King County Sheriff Deputies responded to an AED request in the 1700 BLK of 264th Ave NE, in Unincorporated King County.  The male caller reported to King County Sheriff 911 communications that his sixteen month old son was not breathing and that others at the house were attempting CPR.  


Deputies and Medics arrived a short time later and attempted to revive the infant, but were unsuccessful.


During their initial investigation, Deputies uncovered evidence that the infant boy’s 36 year old mother had possibly caused the injuries that led to his death.


King County Sheriff Major Crimes Detectives will be investigating the incident and trying to determine what happed leading up to the death of the infant.