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Eugene man arrested in 2012 death of infant

Tyler Doyle will be back in court on Nov. 28.

Posted: Oct 25, 2018 12:03 PM
Updated: Oct 25, 2018 7:50 PM

EUGENE, Ore. – Tyler James Doyle, 33, has been arrested for manslaughter in the 2012 death of a 4-month-old boy.

Eugene police said Doyle and the baby lived in the same house. The manslaughter charge filed in Lane County Circuit Court says Doyle caused the death of Kelsyn James Kamakani Oetken on Nov. 12, 2012.

Doyle was arrested Tuesday, after a nationwide search warrant was issued for his arrest. He was arraigned Wednesday and a pretrial conference in the case has been scheduled for Nov. 28.

The investigation was headed by EPD Detective Jed McGuire, with assistance from the EPD volunteer Cold Case Squad.

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