Wyatt Lamb

CHEYENNE, Wyo. - The Cheyenne Police Department continues to investigate the death of a two-year-old child, whose body was discovered in a dumpster.

On Feb. 19 at approximately 1 p.m. Cheyenne Police Officers responded to a report of a missing two-year-old child around the 500 block of Desmet Drive.

An extensive search was conducted by officers in the surrounding area where they discovered the missing child's body in a nearby dumpster.

Wyatt Lamb, 27, of Cheyenne was contacted at the residence and taken into police custody around 6:15 p.m. on an unrelated felony warrant for failure to appear and a misdemeanor warrant for parole violation.

Cheyenne Police Detectives have now forwarded an affidavit of probable cause to the Laramie County District Attorney supporting additional charges of Aggravated Child Abuse and Murder.

This case is still under investigation.


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