Authorities have declined to discuss specific details about the case, but now say the investigation has turned criminal.

Last Wednesday, Milton-Freewater Paramedics brought in the 5-month old boy to Providence-St. Mary's Medical Center in Walla Walla, but he died.

The autopsy was performed on Dominic Freel was conducted on June 11th, and now the Walla Walla Coroner says it will be investigated as a homicide.

More information is expected soon.