Ashley Mead and her daughter were reported missing Tuesday after she did not show up for work.
Boulder and Okmulgee police are working to determine to see if the female remains found Wednesday afternoon at a Murphy USA gas station dumpster are those of Mead, Cordingly said.
32 year-old Adam Densmore, who is believed to be driving a 2001 white Volvo v40 station wagon with Colorado plates.
The mother of his child, Ashley Elizabeth Mead, went missing earlier this week. She was last seen in Boulder on Sunday.
Densmore was initially taken into custody by police because he did not have custody of the child, reported CBS Denver. The two lived together in Boulder.
A warrant for first-degree murder was issued Thursday in the case of a missing mother, the Boulder Police Department said Thursday.
During a press conference Wednesday, police referenced a possible link between the body found and a missing persons case in another city.
Winter was not harmed and has been placed in the temporary care of Child Protective Services.
According to KDVR, Boulder police have been in contact with authorities in Okmulgee. They said it was that of an adult woman, and that the remains didn't appear to be there for very long.
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