RATHDRUM, Idaho – The Idaho State Police (ISP) is investigating the death of a toddler in Rathdrum on Sunday afternoon.
At about 5:20 p.m. last night, ISP detectives were requested to investigate the death of a two-year-old male toddler in the 15500 block of N. Gray St. after Rathdrum Police Department responded to the residence. Arriving Rathdrum Police officers attempted emergency lifesaving measures.
At this time, ISP detectives believe the toddler was playing and was found by family members in a car outside the residence. The family called 911. The temperature was around 92 degrees Fahrenheit.
The Kootenai County Coroner’s Office took custody of the toddler and will release his identity and establish the cause and manner of death.
The incident remains under investigation, and updates will be provided when information is available.