Woman facing murder charge after boy, 8, found dead in Denver

Posted at 10:55 AM, Jun 04, 2022
and last updated 2022-06-15 11:50:21-04

DENVER — A woman was arrested on first-degree murder charges in connection with a homicide investigation involving an 8-year-old boy, the Denver Police Department announced Saturday.

The woman, identified as a 61-year-old Susan Baffour, was taken into custody on charges of first-degree murder and child abuse resulting in the death of a person 12 or younger, according to a news release from the department.

Police said Baffour is a relative of the victim who police announced on Twitter Friday morning was found dead in the 1900 block of North Ulster Street in Denver.

On Tuesday, the Denver Office of the Medical Examiner identified the boy as Dametrious Wilson. The cause and manner of death will be released at a later time.

No other details were released.