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Posted on: September 8, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Four Charged in Double Homicide of Two Children in Norwood


Four Charged in Double Homicide of Two Children in Norwood


Contact:  Susan Lilly, Public Information Officer   970-729-2028



September 8, 2017  -- (Telluride, CO) – Four suspects have been charged in a double homicide of two children found Friday morning on a farm outside of Norwood, Colorado. 

         Deputies responded to a report of possibly two dead children on a property south of Norwood. Upon arrival, the deputies discovered two deceased females approximately 5-10 years of age. The girls are believed to have been deceased at least two weeks.

         Charges include murder in the second degree, criminally negligent homicide and felony child abuse causing death.

         All are being held in the San Miguel County Jail. 

         Sheriff Bill Masters said, “In my thirty-seven years as Sheriff, I have never seen anything as cruel and heartless as this.”

         The San Miguel Sheriff’s Office is leading the investigation with assistance from the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

         The names, charges and photos of the suspects will be released Saturday once the formal booking process is completed. 

         Norwood is about 35 miles west of Telluride, Colorado.

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