HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (CBS4) – Last week Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies arrested 20-year-old Peyton Green in Wyoming after a year-long investigation. Investigators say Green was brought to a hospital on Sept. 28, 2020, after possibly just giving birth.

Peyton Green (credit: Douglas County)

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However, investigators say Green did not have a child with her. They responded to her house and found the lifeless body of the infant inside.

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While it’s not clear what took place during the investigation for the next 12 months, deputies eventually obtained an arrest warrant for Green. She was arrested in Wyoming on Sept. 30.

She was booked into the Douglas County Detention Facility on Oct. 5 on charges including first degree murder, tampering with a deceased human body and attempt to influence a public servant.

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Green is being held on no bond.

Danielle Chavira