Denver police on Friday arrested a woman on suspicion of murder in connection to the death of her 8-year-old great-nephew.
Susan Baffour, 61, remained in the Denver Downtown Detention Center without bond on Saturday on suspicion of first-degree murder and child abuse resulting in death.
Denver police announced Friday morning that they were conducting a death investigation in the 1900 block of North Ulster Street. On Saturday, the department announced the death investigation had evolved into a homicide investigation.
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Denver police spokesman Jay Casillas said he had no further information about the incident and that he could not provide a probable cause affidavit on Saturday.
The Office of the Medical Examiner will announce the boy’s identity as well as the cause and manner of death.