Kansas father arrested in 1-year-old son's death

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STEVENS COUNTY, Kan. (KAKE) -

The Kansas Bureau of Investigation says it has arrested a Hugoton man for the October 2017 death of his 1-year-old son

Agents arrested 18-year-old Jayden S. Silva at his home Thursday afternoon. He's accused of juvenile offenses of first-degree felony murder and abuse of a child.

The arrest follows a lengthy investigation by the KBI and the Ulysses Police Department into the death of Jaxon Silva, who was 13-months-old when he died Oct. 6, 2017, in a Wichita hospital from brain injuries. 

Silva was booked into the Grant County Jail. The Grant County Attorney will prosecute the case.

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