Investigators have arrested two suspects in relation to a 2016 Homicide investigation of an eight-month old boy.
On Thursday, December 29, 2016 at approximately 8:10 p.m. members of Central East Division were called to an apartment on Robson Street in Oshawa for an unknown trouble call. Police arrived to find an eight-month old baby not breathing. Despite best efforts by EMS the baby boy was pronounced dead.
A post mortem was conducted and the death of the baby was ruled as a homicide. The victim died from numerous injuries.
The deceased baby has been identified as Kaleb MCKAY. This means that there were six homicides in 2016 in Durham Region.
After a lengthy investigation investigators have arrested the baby’s 26-year-old mother and her 25-year-old boyfriend.
Denim HENDERSON, age 25 of Robson Street in Oshawa, is charged with: Second Degree Murder; Aggravated Assault and Assault Causing Bodily Harm.
Jordan BROWNELL, age 26 of Robson Street in Oshawa, is charged with Manslaughter.
They were both held for a bail hearing.
This investigation is ongoing and anyone with information is asked to call Det. Moore (ext. 5326) or Det. Dorego (ext. 5319) of Durham Regional Police at 1-888-579-1520.
Anonymous tips can be made to Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or online at www.durhamregionalcrimestoppers.ca and tipsters may be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2,000.