4 arrested in deaths of 2 girls at Colorado farm

The San Miguel Sheriff’s Office says in a tweet Saturday, Nakisha Bramble, turned herself into law enforcement in Grand Junction before 3 p.m. today.

The San Miguel County Sheriff’s Office has distinguished the four individuals captured Friday following the disclosure of two expired young ladies on a homestead property south of Norwood.

Officials confirm those four people in custody have been charged with second-degree murder, criminally negligent homicide in addition to the felony child abuse causing death. Frederick Blair, 23, is from Norwood. Ika Eden, 53, is from Jamaica.

Deputies received a tip that led them to the bodies.

Investigators believed that the foreign suspects had been in the area for less than 60-days but could not comment on the goal of their visit.

Lilly said that community members were rattled by the crime.

Police are asking for the public’s help in locating Bramble, who was last seen Wednesday morning hitch-hiking in the Norwood area, CBS Denver reports.

The children, both between the ages of 5-10, died at least two weeks ago, according to the San Miguel Sheriff’s Office.

Norwood is 35 miles west of Telluride.

Lilly called the deaths of the girls “terribly tragic”.

Read the full story in Sunday’s Daily Sentinel.

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