Vancouver Police respond to threats call and subsequent homicide of two-year-old child

The child was reportedly picked up by its father in Vancouver and later found deceased; homicide believed to have taken place in Gresham, Oregon

VANCOUVER – A two-year-old child was found deceased Sunday morning and a suspect was taken into custody by members of the Vancouver Police Department.

A two-year-old child was found deceased Sunday morning and a suspect was taken into custody by members of the Vancouver Police Department.
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On Sunday (Oct. 31) at about 12:51 a.m., Vancouver Police responded to a report of threats. A female reported that the father of her two-year-old child had picked the child up earlier that evening and several hours later called her, making threats to harm the child. The Vancouver Police Department sent out information in an attempt to locate the suspect’s vehicle. 

Vancouver Police were able to make verbal contact with the suspect, who agreed to turn himself in. At approximately 4:15 a.m., Vancouver Police contacted the suspect in the area of NE Fourth Plain Blvd./NE 57th Avenue and he was taken into custody. The child was located deceased. 

The Vancouver Police Department Major Crimes Unit, Digital Evidence Cybercrime Unit and the Gresham Police Department are continuing the investigation. It is believed that the homicide took place in Gresham, Oregon.

A Monday press release from the Portland Police Bureau indicated that Vancouver Police arrested 31-year-old Gustavo Villalobos-Carranza on the charges of Murder in the First Degree, Kidnapping in the First Degree, and Unlawful Use of a Weapon. 

All other inquiries related to this case should be referred to the Gresham Police Department. 

Information provided by the Vancouver Police Department and Portland Police Bureau. 

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