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Lebanon woman charged with killing 1-year-old boy

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PORTLAND, Ore. (KOIN) — A 20-year-old woman was arrested and charged with killing a 1-year-old boy in Lebanon last week.

Lebanon Police say Amber Marie Scott was taking care of the 1-year-old boy on February 19 when fire officials responded to a home on reports of an unresponsive child. He was taken to a hospital and later transported to Doernbecher Children’s Hospital by helicopter. He died on February 25.

Police say his breathing had been restricted but released no other details about how he died.

Scott is facing manslaughter in the first degree. 

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