Enid Police Department: Infant Death Investigation and Release About Habitual Sex Affenders
NOTICE OF HABITUAL SEX OFFENDERS
The Enid Police Department has been notified by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections that Melvin Hyde Jr. has been classified as a “Habitual” Sex Offender. Whenever a sex offender, classified as “Aggravated” or “Habitual” moves into a residence, the police department of that jurisdiction is required by state statute to notify the citizens of that neighborhood.
- Melvin Hyde Jr
Melvin Hyde Jr. was convicted of Second Degree Rape and Forcible Sodomy on July 10, 1995 in Newkirk, Kay County, Oklahoma. He was convicted again for Lewd or Indecent Proposals/Acts to a Child on February 22, 2001 in Newkirk, Kay County, Oklahoma and his victim was under the age of 13. Melvin Hyde Jr. is not wanted for any crimes and he has registered as a sex offender with the Enid Police Department.
Melvin Hyde Jr. is a white male, Date of Birth May 7, 1962. He is 5’6”, 140 lbs., brown hair and brown eyes. He is currently residing at 215 E. Hemlock, Enid, Oklahoma. His probation officer is Julie Hensley and she can be contacted at 977-3425.
The Enid Police Department has been notified by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections that Darryl Kevin Matheny has been classified as an “Aggravated” Sex Offender. Whenever a sex offender, classified as “Aggravated” or “Habitual” moves into a residence, the police department of that jurisdiction is required by state statute to notify the citizens of that neighborhood.
Darryl Kevin Matheny
Darryl Matheny was convicted of Second Degree Rape and Rape by Instrumentation on December 19, 2003 in Enid, Garfield County, Oklahoma. Darryl Matheny is not wanted for any crimes and he has registered as a sex offender with the Enid Police Department.
Darryl Matheny is a white male, Date of Birth November 15, 1967. He is 5’10” and 176 lbs., brown hair and green eyes. He is currently residing at 3230 N. 7th St., Enid, Oklahoma.
ENID POLICE INVESTIGATE DEATH OF INFANT
Enid Police received a 911 call from 418 N. 16th last night at approximately 5:12 PM and the caller stated that their baby was not breathing. Officer Siragusa arrived and found the father performing CPR on his infant son in the front yard of this residence. The infant was identified as 7 month old Russell Castner. Officer Siragusa assisted with CPR and attempted to use his Automated External Defibrillator. Enid Fire Department Engine Company #3 arrived on scene and took over and continued CPR. LIFE EMS arrived on scene and transported the infant to St. Mary’s Hospital. Doctors there attempted to revive the infant, however he was pronounced dead.
Detectives are currently investigating the death. DHS responded and also conducted an investigation. John Castner (27) and Michelle Rancourt (28) are the parents. They told detectives that their son was asleep on their bed and apparently rolled off of the bed into a pile of clothing. Detectives observed that the bed was a box spring and mattress on the floor. Through their investigation they learned that the infant rolled from the bed onto a plastic garbage bag full of clothing. The medical examiner responded and took custody of the infant. Detectives will continue to investigate and wait for the medical examiner’s report which will list the cause and manner of death.
Anyone having information that will lead to the arrest or prosecution of any crime is urged to call Crime Stoppers at (580) 233-6233. You can also text a tip from a cell phone by texting to 274637. Be sure to type “Enid” in the subject field. Tips can also be submitted via the internet by going to tipsoft.com. You can earn a reward up to $1,000.00. You will not be required to testify and will not be identified. Callers may also contact the Enid Police Department with information.