Thursday, 10 January 2019 18:03

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

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Press release


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.






David Deaton

Digital Editor at Oklahoma Welcome

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