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2-year-old Oregon boy could be in Rocky Mountain region after parents found dead

Posted at 12:49 AM, Jul 27, 2019


The Medford Police Department in Oregon announced Sunday that they have learned from Montana authorities of a deceased two-year-old, believed to be Aiden Salcido.

The Oregon Police Department made the announcement on Facebook and said remains, believed to be that of the boy, were located in a remote area of Montana.

A positive I.D. has not yet been made, but the remains were located in the same area that the boy's parents were seen days earlier, according to the Medford Police Department.

Medford PD said witnesses called in tips after seeing the story on the news and helped authorities locate the remote camp believed to be occupied by the boy's parents.

The cause and manner of death will not be released until an autopsy is performed.

According to Medford Police, Aiden's parents were involved in an apparent murder/suicide.


The Medford Police Department in Oregon and the FBI are asking for your help locating a two-year old child after his parents were involved in an apparent murder-suicide in Montana. According to the FBI, the boy could be in the Rocky Mountain Region.

The non-married couple, Daniel Salcido and Hannah Janiak, were reported missing to the Medford Police Department on June 11, 2019. The couple had a child together, Aiden Salcido.

According to officials, Janiak who was criminally convicted for burglary charges in 2018, was scheduled to begin serving her sentence at the Jackson County Jail on June 11, but she did not show up for her sentencing.

Investigators began looking through Janiak’s financial records and found the last activity was on June 3 and 4 of this year, when two purchases were made at the Walmart in Medford.

The FBI said surveillance video shows the couple and the child leaving the store with camping equipment among other items. Then on June 24 felony warrants were issued for Janiak’s arrest stemming from the burglary case. On July 15 those same felony warrants were entered for Salcido.

According to a statement from the FBI, "family was concerned for Hannah, Daniel, and Aiden’s welfare as they have made no contact with any friends or family. Hannah was described as a good mother. Family also said the trio were homeless and would camp along the greenway in Medford. Family said that Hannah suffers from mental health issues."

During a traffic stop on July 24 in Kalispell, Montana, officers stopped green 1996 GMC Jimmy. They contacted the male driver and female passenger who were believed to be giving false information about their identity. During the stop, the vehicle fled, and the driver led officers on a pursuit, according to authorities.

Officers spiked the tires, and the vehicle came to a stop. When officers approached the vehicle, they found both the male and female were deceased. The female was believed to have been shot in the head and the male had an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head, according to the FBI.

The deceased couple were determined to be Salcido and Janiak. Aiden was not in the vehicle.

Detectives are looking for any information that could help them find Aiden. The FBI is assisting with this case.

If you have any information, call the Medford Police Department at (541) 774-2258, case 19-10842.