Jordan Sorensen, 37, appeared in Jefferson County Superior Court docket final month, dealing with severe allegations related to the dying of his toddler son.
The presiding Decide, Brandon Mack, discovered possible trigger to detain Sorensen for investigation on expenses of illegal disposal of human stays and removing/concealment of a useless physique, with a possible cost of second-degree kidnapping-domestic violence pending additional investigation into Sorensen’s paternity and authorized custody of the toddler.
Sorensen, a resident of Port Townsend, was being held on $205,000 bail, a sum that features a earlier unrelated cost.
The deceased toddler, recognized solely as “OS” in court docket paperwork, was a new child, lower than a month outdated. The investigation intensified after the toddler’s mom, Kiersten Anderson, and the kid examined constructive for fentanyl shortly after his beginning on December 26, 2023.
“Shortly after his beginning, DCYF obtained a report on December 26, 2023, that the mom (Kiersten Anderson) and the child examined constructive for fentanyl. The opposite concern within the report was Anderson was not bonding with the kid,” the possible trigger assertion learn, in response to Peninsula Daily News.
In line with the possible trigger assertion, Sorensen turned the first caregiver beneath a security plan that mandated he reside with Pamela Andrews, whose relationship with Anderson is at present unclear. As a part of the momentary custody settlement, Sorensen was not allowed unsupervised contact with “OS” till passing a drug take a look at and agreeing to weekly testing.
Nevertheless, the safeguards put in place by DCYF shortly unraveled. Sorensen was allowed unsupervised entry to his son after passing a drug take a look at, a call that now haunts all concerned.
A clear urinalysis on January 8 appeared to grant Sorensen the flexibility to be unsupervised along with his son. Nevertheless, he failed to supply a required pattern at a subsequent physician’s appointment and have become unresponsive to DCYF communications, in response to Daily News.
Allegations surfaced from Pamela Andrews, who said Sorensen had boasted about falsifying his drug take a look at.
On Thursday, she alerted DCYF that Sorensen claimed to have given OS to “Aunt Mary,” a person not additional recognized in court docket data. Later that evening, Sorensen and Anderson returned residence with out OS.
After Andrews raised alarming considerations, DCYF, unable to achieve the couple, sought the help of regulation enforcement. Sorensen was later discovered at a transient camp in Kah Tai Park, the place he resisted arrest and revealed the heartbreaking destiny of his son.
Through the arrest, a distraught Sorensen indicated the child was useless and led officers to the physique, hid in bushes in his automobile seat.
In his Daily Mail commentary, Seattle radio host Jason Rantz has outspokenly criticized the incident as proof of the failure of Democrat insurance policies within the Pacific Northwest.
The unbelievable, unconscionable reality of this horror is that it was by design.
Washington State’s ‘Maintaining Households Collectively Act,’ in impact since July 2023, says that substance abuse and prenatal drug and alcohol publicity isn’t a purpose to take away a baby from a mother or father’s custody as a result of it ‘doesn’t by itself represent imminent bodily hurt.’
State Democrats argued the regulation was mandatory due to – you guessed it – racism.
‘Black and Indigenous kids are nonetheless disproportionately faraway from their households and communities’ in comparison with white kids, the laws complains.
So, their psychotic treatment? A sport of Russian roulette with kids’s lives.