Sheriff's Office: Investigators notified of Tyler Jensen's death

By: KKCO Email
By: KKCO Email

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. (KKCO) - The Mesa County Sheriff's Office says investigators there have been notified of the death of four-year-old Tyler Jensen.

Tyler and his brother William were left inside their mother's SUV on the Grand Mesa last Tuesday. William died at the scene, Tyler was transported to Children's Hospital in Denver. He had been on life support over the past week as doctors told family his kidneys, liver and brain were failing. Tyler was taken off life support last night.

The Sheriff's Office hasn't released any new information since last Wednesday, and the most recent release say all documents in the case have been sealed by a judge and no further information will be available.

The release also says no arrests or arrest documents have been obtained, filed or executed. Officials say the case is active and on-going and updates will be given as they are available.

The Mesa County Coroner performed an autopsy of William Nov. 28. But results are not available, the news release cites the on-going investigation.


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  • by Lori Location: Location on Dec 4, 2012 at 09:07 AM
    I pray they arrest this mother and charge her for the deaths of these two little boys. There is not excuse for what she has done. I don't understand why she hasn't been taken into custody yet. What are they waiting for?
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