TELLURIDE, Colo. — Authorities have identified five suspects in connection to the deaths of two girls in Telluride.
The children were found Friday morning on a farm outside of Norwood, about 35 miles west of Telluride, the San Miguel Sheriff’s Office said.
Authorities believe the girls were 7 to 10 years old and had been dead for at least two weeks.
Frederick Blair, 23, Madani Ceus, 37, Ika Eden, 53, and Nathan Yah, 50, were arrested in the case.
The four are charged with felony child abuse causing death, according to the sheriff’s office.
A fifth suspect, Nashika Bramble, turned herself in to police in Grand Junction on Saturday, the sheriff’s office said.
“In my 37 years as sheriff, I have never seen anything as cruel and heartless as this,” Sheriff Bill Masters said in a statement.
Authorities say there is no immediate threat to the public.