2nd arrest made in infant's death

8-month-old suffered blunt force trauma

SALEM, Ind. - Police have arrested a Salem, Ind., mother in the death of her infant son.

Casey Crain, 23, is facing a felony charge of neglect of a dependent.

Salem police said 8-month-old Leelan Crain was found unresponsive by his mother and her boyfriend, Jamie Lykins, 24, at approximately 7 p.m. Sept. 7. Leelan had been taking a nap prior to the incident, his mother told police.

Leelan was pronounced dead at approximately 1:41 a.m. the following day.

An autopsy performed on Leelan at the Kentucky Medical Examiner's Office returned a preliminary cause of death of blunt force trauma to the head.

Lykins was arrested Monday on preliminary charges of neglect of a dependent and battery causing death.
 

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