STANFORD - Authorities in Lincoln County say a report published in the Interior-Journal alleging a newborn was taken the night before Grayci Barrows was kidnapped is untrue.
Harry Nickens, vice president of community relations and development for Ephraim McDowell Health, which owns Fort Logan Hospital, said he was aware of the report, but after an internal investigation has no idea where the story originated.
"To the best of our knowledge, it simply didn't happen," said Nickens. "No other baby was removed or returned to the hospital the night before. It just didn't happen."
Stanford Detective Rick Edwards said Friday that police are investigating all leads and information, but he said he does not believe there was an incident the night before.