OKC Child's Death Being Investigated As A Homicide


Thursday, February 7th 2019, 11:56 am

By: News 9


A 3-year-old child's death is being investigated as a homicide, Oklahoma City police said Thursday.

Police were called about 7 p.m. Monday to the 2900 block of SW 21 Street in reference to an unresponsive child. 

The toddler, Elias Daye, was taken to a local hospital where he died. 

Police said Daye had injuries consistent with signs of child abuse and the medical examiner's office ruled the death as a homicide.

Daye's father, Jesus Marquez, 28, was arrested on a complaint of child abuse, but as of Thursday, no one has been arrested in connection with the child's death, police said.

Read: Neighbors In Disbelief After Father Arrested In 3-Year-Old's Death 

Anyone with information is asked to call Crime Stoppers at 405-235-7300. 

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