PORTLAND -- Portland police detectives have arrested the parents of a 5-year-old boy who died last week after being brought to a hospital.
His parents said he was injured in a fall. However the Oregon State medical examiner ruled the death a homicide, saying the boy died of battered child syndrome.
Police Lt. Robert King said late Monday that the parents, 25-year-old Kalman Eteuati and 26-year-old Valisha Eteuati, have been arrested and jailed for investigation of murder.
Little Mahanarye Noa was brought to a hospital last Thursday. He died a short time later.
Anyone with information about the death was asked to call Detective Chris Traynor at 503 823-0449.