LOCAL NEWS

Years after death, Utah police make arrest for infant murder

Jan 12, 2022, 6:29 PM | Updated: Jan 13, 2022, 10:26 am
FILE PHOTO - (Courtesy Deseret News) Three men were arrested on suspicion of firing shots at a Roy,...
FILE PHOTO - (Courtesy Deseret News) Three men were arrested on suspicion of firing shots at a Roy, Utah house part.
(Courtesy Deseret News)

ROY, Utah — Police arrested and booked a man on suspicion of aggravated murder in the death of a 14-month-old baby.

The Roy City Police Department said officers were first called to a home near 5000 South and 3100 West in Roy, Utah, on Oct. 10, 2016, on a medical call for baby Genesis McCall and an investigation determined the death was a child abuse homicide. It has now arrested Jordan Sasaki on suspicion for the child’s killing.

“At the time of the initial investigation there was not enough evidence for criminal charges,” Roy police said in a release. It said its investigations unit worked tirelessly and established probable cause for the arrest of Sasaki for the aggravated murder of the baby Genesis.

U.S. Marshalls assisted Roy police in executing an arrest warrant for Sasaki, who has been booked into Weber County’s correctional facility. He was arrested for one count each of aggravated murder and obstruction of justice.

KSL 5 TV Live

Top Stories

Local News

...
Morgan Wolfe & Madison Swenson, KSL TV

Car wash malfunction leaves 3 people injured, 4 cars damaged

A trip to the car wash took an unexpected turn Tuesday, leaving several people hurt and cars damaged.
1 day ago
...
Debbie Worthen, KSL TV

Bonneville Junior High assistant principal on leave over allegations of racism

An assistant principal in the Granite School District is on paid leave after a student says he made a racist comment toward her.
1 day ago
...
Alex Cabrero, KSL TV

Truck crashes in Garden City for first time since UDOT installed runaway ramp in 2020

An 18-wheeler crashed again in Garden City. It's happened often at the same spot in the past few years. And once again, the driver told law enforcement, his brakes failed.
1 day ago
...
Ladd Egan, KSL TV

Unaffordable Utah: Budget-friendly family summer fun

After two summers of pandemic restrictions, Utah families are itching to have some fun. If inflation, gas prices, and sky-high plane tickets are taxing your budget, don't worry! KSL has the solutions.
1 day ago
...
Lauren Steinbrecher, KSL TV

Provo officer’s death recognized as line-of-duty from meth exposure 16 years later

A Utah family is feeling a sense of closure after a Provo police officer, who died more than a decade ago, is just now being recognized as having died in the line of duty.
1 day ago
police, crime, police tape...
Michael Houck, KSL TV

Two juveniles and two adults accused of planned robbery in South Jordan

Four suspects are in police custody for a planned robbery of a group and shot at them on May 10, according to police.
1 day ago

Sponsored Articles

Earth day 2022...
1-800-GOT-JUNK?

How Are You Celebrating Earth Day 2022? | 4 Simple Ways to Celebrate Earth Day and Protect the Environment

Earth Day is a great time to reflect on how we can be more environmentally conscious. Here are some tips for celebrating Earth Day.
Get Money Online...

More Ways to Get Money Online Right Now in Your Spare Time

Here are 4 easy ways that you can get more money online if you have some free time and want to make a little extra on the side.
Lighting trends 2022...

Lighting Trends 2022 | 5 Beautiful Home Lighting Trends You Can Expect to See this Year and Beyond

This is where you can see the latest lighting trends for 2022 straight from the Lightovation Show at the Dallas World Trade Center.
What Can't You Throw Away in the Trash...

What Can’t You Throw Away in the Trash? | 5 Things You Shouldn’t Throw in to Your Trash Can

What can't you throw away in the trash? Believe it or not, there are actually many items that shouldn't be thrown straight into the trash.
Make Money Online Easily...

4 Ways that You Can Make Money Online Easily in Just a Few Clicks

Here are 4 ways that you can make money online easily in no time at all! Some are as simple as just a few clicks away.
tips to winterize your home...
Bonneville Digital SLC

Tips to Winterize Your Home | The Top 5 Ways You Can Prepare for the Cold Utah Winter Ahead

Before the snow hits, here are the top 5 tips to winterize your home to prepare for the cold Utah winter this year.
Years after death, Utah police make arrest for infant murder