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Authorities investigate death of 3-year-old Riverside County boy

January 24, 2010 |  5:57 pm

Riverside County authorities are investigating the death of a 3-year-old boy who was found severely injured Sunday morning at a home in Cabazon.

The boy, identified by coroner's officials as Ramon Jimenez, was found by authorities at a home in the 14000 block of Cabazon Street early Sunday, said Deputy Craig Roberts of the Riverside County Sheriff's Department.

Ramon, of Cabazon, was taken to San Gorgonio Memorial Hospital in Banning, where he was pronounced dead. Coroner's officials said Ramon was pronounced dead at 2 a.m., but Roberts said he was pronounced dead about 5:30 a.m.

- Ari B. Bloomekatz