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Tuesday, February 18, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
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Oregon mother facing murder charge after 12-year-old boy found dead

Associated Press

KEIZER, Ore. – Police say a 12-year-old western Oregon boy is dead and his mother has been taken into custody on suspicion of aggravated murder.

The Keizer Police Department in a news release Sunday said 38-year-old Amy Marie Robertson is being held at the Marion County Correctional Facility without bail.

Police said they responded at about 12:45 p.m. Saturday to a reported homicide and found Caden Berry dead. Berry attended seventh grade at Claggett Creek Middle School in Keizer.

Police said he lived in Keizer with his mother.

Authorities said an autopsy to determine the cause of death is planned for Monday.

Police are continuing to investigate.

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