A 9-year-old Kennewick boy died Thursday after collapsing at his home, authorities said.
The death is under investigation but appears to be caused by ongoing medical problems, Kennewick police Sgt. Ken Lattin said.
An autopsy tentatively is being set for Saturday, Benton County Coroner Rick Corson said.
He identified the boy as Jordan Messinger.
Police and medics were called to 1136 W. 30th Ave. at 11:15 a.m. after the boy collapsed and passed out, Lattin said.
He was pronounced dead after being taken to Kennewick General Hospital.