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Garden Grove boy, 7, who was found with deceased father dies at hospital

A 7-year-old boy died at a hospital Saturday after he was found with his deceased father at their Garden Grove home, authorities said.

Garden Grove police were dispatched about 9 a.m. Saturday to the 12400 block of Meade Street regarding a call about a possible suicide, according to Garden Grove Lt. Tom DaRe.

Before officers arrived, the caller — the father’s ex-wife — entered the home and carried the child into the front yard, DaRe said.

Officers performed CPR on the boy, who was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.

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Officers then entered the home, where they found deceased man.

The incident is under investigation, DaRe said.

ben.poston@latimes.com

Twitter: @bposton

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