TIGARD, Ore. – A 4-year-old Tigard boy's mother and her boyfriend were arrested after the boy died from internal injuries last week.
Tigard police said medics transported the boy from the Good Neighbor Center on SW Greenburg Road on August 14. He succumbed to his injuries several days later.
An autopsy showed he died from blunt force trauma to the abdomen.
Detectives said there was a history of physical abuse by the child's mother and her live-in boyfriend.
Police arrested 23-year-old Brian Canady for murder, assault and criminal mistreatment. The child's mother, 23-year-old Jessica Dutro-Boggess, was charged with manslaughter and criminal mistreatment.
Three other children were taken into protective custody by the Oregon Department of Human Services.