Ore. child dies; stepfather charged
Tuesday, November 8, 2011
KEIZER, Ore. (AP) -- A 23-year-old Keizer man has been accused of manslaughter in the death of his 4-year-old stepson.
Police say the youth, Sebastian Iturbe, died Sunday at the hospital in Portland, and an autopsy Tuesday showed the cause was "blunt force trauma."
The police said they're looking for witnesses at the Country Glen Park in north Keizer on Saturday, where the suspect, Gerardo Chavarria Pinzon, is believed to have taken the boy and his 13-month-old sister to play with remote controlled cars.
Police say the youth was taken to a hospital Saturday afternoon in Salem with suspicious injuries.