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Posted on: September 14, 2017

[ARCHIVED] Norwood Homicide Investigation Progressing


Norwood Homicide Investigation Progressing


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



September 14, 2017  -- (Telluride, CO) –  The San Miguel Sheriff’s Office is one week into the investigation of the double homicide of two young girls found on a farm south of Norwood last Friday. 


         San Miguel Sheriff Bill Masters said, “Our team of investigators, deputies, and evidence specialists, the Colorado Bureau of Investigation (CBI), and the San Miguel County Coroner are making progress.” 


         Sheriff Masters said he is aware of the concern and interest of the community. He said, “We have no reason to believe there are any other suspects, and there is no threat to public safety.”


         Sheriff Masters is asking for people to be patient and let the investigators and the district attorney’s office do their jobs. “We can not comment on details in order to preserve the integrity of the case and not taint the jury pool.”




The San Miguel Sheriff’s Office, located in Telluride, Colorado and established in 1883, serves 7,800 residents and countless visitors across the 1,288 square miles of San Miguel County. Sheriff Bill Masters has been serving as the county’s elected Sheriff since 1980

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