PARACHUTE, Colo. (CBS4) – Police officers in the town of Parachute are searching for a couple after the death of their 4-week-old daughter last weekend was ruled a homicide.
According to police, officers responded to an apartment on June 20 and found the infant unresponsive and not breathing. The child died. The coroner hasn’t released the cause yet but said the child’s death was a homicide.READ MORE: New Center Offers Recovery Resources For Homeless In Jefferson County
Police are searching for the child’s parents, Matthew Ogden and Phyllis Wyatt.
Ogden is described as 6-foot-1, 195 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes. He has multiple tattoos, He’s wanted for first-degree murder, child abuse resulting in death and child abuse causing bodily injury.READ MORE: Commerce City Authorities Respond To Homicide That Ends With Shots Fired
Wyatt is described as 5-foot-8, 150 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes. She’s wanted for child abuse causing death with criminal negligence.
Police said the couple is believed to be traveling in a 1998 light colored Plymouth Sedan with California Plates 3WRH941. They could be on their way California or the St. Paul, Minnesota, area.
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Anyone with information on the case is encouraged to call the Parachute Police Department at 970-625-8095, the 9th judicial District Attorneys Office or their local Law Enforcement Agency. Anyone who sees either the suspect or the vehicle should call 911 immediately.