A teenage dad has been arrested on suspicion of murder in the death of his 1-year-old baby, officials said.
Jayden S. Silva, 18, was arrested at his home on suspicion of juvenile offenses first-degree felony murder and child abuse, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation said in a news release. The arrest follows a “lengthy investigation” by the KBI and Ulysses Police Department into the death of his son, Jaxon Silva.
Jaxon was when he died from brain injuries Oct. 6, 2017, at a Wichita hospital, the KBI said. Police had been called Oct. 2 to a Ulysses home, where they found the baby unresponsive. Silva was 16 at the time.
Jayden Silva, age 18 years old, was arrested on suspicion of juvenile first-degree murder and child abuse after the Oct. 6, 2017, death of his baby child, Jaxon Silva, the Kansas Bureau of Investigation said.