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Jenks Police Find Toddler Ill After Possibly Ingesting Pill, Man Dead On Couch

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They were found in an apartment or condominium near East Apache Street and 5th Street. They were found in an apartment or condominium near East Apache Street and 5th Street.
Photo of Ray Allen Lykins, via Facebook. Photo of Ray Allen Lykins, via Facebook.
JENKS, Oklahoma -

A toddler is in critical condition after Jenks police found the sick child in a home, where they also found a man dead.

Investigators say this is a very complicated case. They're looking into whether the baby ingested pain pills and how long it took for someone to call for help. Jenks Police are piecing together the mystery that unfolded behind closed doors.

"I didn't see the ambulance, just police and several people out here talking," said LaDonna Cantrell.

Cantrell said she doesn't know the neighbors a few doors down at Shelby Place, but she wasn't surprised when she saw police in the courtyard.

"I knew something happened. I was like, 'What are they out here for now?'" Cantrell said.

Police got called to the apartment around 8 a.m., about a baby who wouldn't open his eyes.

Inside, they found 18-month-old Kyzen Thompson very lethargic. They also found 48-year-old Ray Allen Lykins, dead on the couch.

Lykins, his stepson, the stepson's girlfriend and the baby's grandmother all live in the apartment. The police chief said no one else in the apartment realized Lykins was dead, saying he had taken medications the night before and was acting weird. The grandmother was babysitting Kyzen.

Another neighbor told us he saw the grandmother crying and holding Kyzen last night around 8 p.m.

He said Kyzen was blotchy, pale and his eyes were flickering. The neighbor says he told the grandmother to take the baby to the hospital and she said, "I called the doctor. We think he got into Allen's pills and took a Lortab."

"I'm thinking what kind of people would not take their baby to the doctor, after knowing their baby swallowed a pill," Cantrell said.

Kyzen is now at Saint Francis in intensive care. Relatives say he suffered brain damage and is in a coma.

Police are investigating why so many hours passed before anyone called for help.

So far, no arrests have been made.

Friends of Allen Lykins tell us he was kind, funny and loved kids. They say he likely had pain killers for his chronic back pain.

The medical examiner will determine how he died.

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