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Published: Friday, May 4, 2012, 12:01 a.m.

Timeline of events following Monroe boy's death

Jan. 30
3:30 a.m. -- Boy's father said he found his son "ash white" and left for the hospital.
4:06 a.m. -- Boy and father arrive at Valley General Hospital in Monroe. Their house is about five minutes away by car.
4:14 a.m. -- Doctors pronounce "A.J." dead.
4:42 a.m. -- State Child Protective Services receives a call from the hospital, notifying them of the boy's death.
7:20 a.m. -- The boy's body arrives at the Snohomish County Medical Examiner's morgue in Everett.
7:30 a.m. -- A medical examiner investigator notifies CPS of the death.
10 a.m. -- A state social worker begins working on the case. A fax about the death is sent to Monroe police sometime that morning.
1:30 p.m. -- Monroe police receive a follow-up phone call from CPS about the boy's death and begin investigating.
3:54 p.m. -- A Monroe police detective sergeant calls the medical examiner's office, requesting an autopsy and explaining that the family has a history with CPS. Police say another detective had called earlier with the same request, but it's unclear when that happened.
4:20 p.m. -- The medical examiner's office releases the boy's body, which is taken to a Lynnwood funeral home.

Feb. 10
9:30 a.m. -- Monroe police learn that "A.J." had a fatal amount of what appeared to be an over-the-counter painkiller in his system.
11 a.m. -- Police learn the boy already had been cremated.
3 p.m. -- A detective attempts to speak with the boy's father without success.
11:25 p.m. -- Police obtain a search warrant for the boy's home.

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