OSBI: Suspected child abuse victim dies, suspects face murder charge
Oklahoma City (KOKH) —
Update: 13-month-old Damien Kai King died at OU Medical Center on Jan. 10.
Michelle King and Justin Lastra remain in custody, now on charges of First Degree Murder.
OSBI is continuing the investigation.
Original Jan. 8, 2018:
The Guthrie Police Department has requested investigative assistance from the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation in a possible child abuse chase.
Officials say 30-year-old Justin Lastra called 911 Tuesday morning to report a 13-month-old child had fallen. The child was taken to OU Medical Center with Non-accidental abusive head trauma.
Officials say the child’s mother, 28-year-old Michelle king, and Lastra were arrested by Guthrie police for child abuse.
OSBI continues the investigation.