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.