Mother's boyfriend arrested after 13-month-old baby dies of traumatic brain injury

Shalondre Adams (Multnomah Co. Jail photo)

Gresham Police arrested a 21-year-old Portland man in the death of his girlfriend's baby.

Police say they responded to a home in the 400 block of SE 169th Avenue around 10 a.m. last Thursday for an unresponsive 13-month-old.

Despite efforts of paramedics, the baby was pronounced dead.

The following day, the medical examiner ruled the boy died of a traumatic brain injury and his death was ruled a homicide.

Shalondre Adams, 21, was arrested and charged with murder in connection with the baby's death. Adams is the baby's mother's boyfriend, police said.

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