13-month old child found dead in Santa Rosa home

The Santa Rosa police department is investigating the death of a 13-month old boy discovered early Saturday afternoon.

The small child was found unresponsive and not breathing by a woman who went to the residence to check on the residents who lived there.

While at the home located in the 200 block of Darek Drive, the woman discovered a man and a small child who were both laying on the ground and were unresponsive.

The child was declared dead at the scene. Meanwhile, the unconscious man was transported to a local hospital in life-threatening condition.

Police responding to the scene located items consistent with narcotic use.

Detectives are working to gather more information, and will identify the involved persons at a later time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the Violent Crimes Investigation Team at (707) 543-3590.