San Diego County Sheriff's Deputies are investigating the death of a 6-year old handicapped boy at his adoptive family's home in Ramona.
Medics were called to the house in the 1000 block of Olive Avenue just after midnight Monday but they couldn't revive the child.
Detectives say the boy had been the victim of child abuse in the city of San Diego when he was two months old.
An autopsy revealed the boy died as a result of complications from the original head injury, and his death is being classified as a homicide.
The boy's father was convicted of child abuse in 2006.
The boy's name was changed after he was removed from the abusive home a deputies said his name will not be released to protect the adoptive family's privacy.
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