Authorities seek parents of infant in homicide case | PostIndependent.com

Authorities seek parents of infant in homicide case

Authorities are looking for a Parachute couple after the death of their 4-week-old daughter last weekend was ruled a homicide.

Police arrived at an apartment complex on the morning of June 20 to find the infant, whose name has not been released, unresponsive and not breathing. CPR was already in progress.

The Garfield County coroner has not yet released a cause of death.

The father, Matthew Ogden, described as 6-foot-1, 195 pounds with brown hair and brown eyes and with multiple tattoos, is wanted for first-degree murder, child abuse resulting in death and child abuse causing bodily injury.

The mother, Phyllis Wyatt, described as 5-foot-8, 150 pounds, with brown hair and hazel eyes, is wanted for child abuse causing death with criminal negligence.

The pair are believed to have fled the area in a 1998 light colored Plymouth Sedan with California Plates 3WRH941, and may be en route to California or possibly the St. Paul, Minnesota, area.

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.


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