KBI Makes Arrest Connected To Death of One-Year-Old Ulysses Child

STEVENS COUNTY– The Kansas Bureau of Investigation (KBI) made an arrest related to the October 2017 death of a one-year-old Ulysses child.

Today, Aug. 1, at approximately 3:25 p.m., KBI agents arrested 18-year-old Jayden S. Silva, at his home at 511 W. 8th St., in Hugoton, for the suspected 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. Jayden Silva was the child’s father.

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

Nothing further will be released at this time.