Boise Police Department
News Release

Michael F. Masterson
Chief of Police


Contact: Lynn Hightower
Communications Director
570-6180

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Thursday, December 14, 2006

Investigation into Suspicious Death

Investigation into Suspicious Death

Boise, Dec. 14, 2006 - Boise Police are investigating the suspicious death of a two year boy. The boy was pronounced dead Tuesday afternoon at St. Luke's Hospital, where his mother and her boyfriend had brought him approx. 12 hours earlier.

The Ada County Coroner reports the boy died of blunt force trauma to the head. Currently Boise Police Detectives with the Special Victims Unit are investigating the circumstances surrounding the boys injuries. The Special Victims Unit handles cases of child, sexual and family violence.

This is an active, ongoing investigation and at this time no more information is available for public release.