OK - Damien Kai King, 13 mos, died from child abuse, couple arrested, Guthrie, Logan Co, 10 Jan 2019

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  1. cybervampira

    cybervampira Well-Known Member

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    Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation - Authorized Page

    UPDATE: Michelle King and Justin Lastra in custody for First Degree Murder

    On January 8, 2019, the Guthrie Police Department requested OSBI investigative assistance for possible child abuse. On January 8, 2019 shortly before 10 AM, Justin Lastra (DOB: 06/14/88) called 911 to report a 13 month old child fell. The child was treated at Mercy Hospital Logan County, and transferred to OU Medical Center with Non-accidental abusive head trauma. The child’s mother, Michelle King (DOB: 02/01/90) and Lastra were arrested at the Guthrie Police Department for child abuse.

    On the evening of January 10, 2019, the child, Damien Kai King (DOB: 11/27/17) died at OU Medical Center. Michelle King and Justin Lastra remain in custody, now for First Degree Murder. The OSBI continues to investigate the matter.

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    windrower Well-Known Member

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    And here we go again. Sickening.
     
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    I don't know about USA but here in the UK the general prison population have a special space reserved in their hearts for people like these.
     
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    Elainera Well-Known Member

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    The mother does look distraught but the guy .... terrifying!

    It pains me to imagine what little Damien must have endured :(
     

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