Cheyenne Police Continue to Investigate Death of 2-year-old Child

CPD 2-23-21

On February 19, 2021 at approximately 1:00 p.m. Cheyenne Police Officers responded to a report of a missing 2-year-old child around the 500 block of Desmet Drive.

Cheyenne Police Officers conducted an extensive search of the surrounding area and found the missing child deceased 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 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 remains under investigation by the Cheyenne Police Department.