Salem, Ore. — A 25-year-old Salem man was arrested yesterday, May 10, as part of an investigation into the death of an infant in the spring of last year.
At approximately 7:30 a.m. on April 12, 2022, Salem Police officers and paramedics responded to the call of a six-month-old baby who was unconscious and not breathing normally. Resuscitative efforts by emergency responders were unsuccessful, and the child was pronounced deceased at the scene.
A Salem Police Criminal Division investigation resulted in the arrest of the child’s father, Edward William Casian, for the murder of the infant.
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