Police investigating suspicious death of baby

The girl died Friday morning

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Authorities are investigating the death of a 10-month-old girl from the Sweet Home area, south of Portland.

Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley said Friday that sheriff’s detectives and Sweet Home police investigators believe the death to be suspicious.

Riley says the girl died Friday morning at a Portland hospital and that an autopsy is scheduled for this weekend.

No further information was immediately provided.

Friends of the family created a GoFundMe page to help the family during this difficult time.

KOIN 6 News contributed to this report