UPDATE at 10:53 a.m.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Fremont County Undersheriff Ryan Lee said an official statement about the crime scene on the Rails To Trails pathway would be released later this afternoon. “We are still at the scene working, it is still under investigation,” he said. The nature of the crime has not been released. When contacted by County10.com, Fremont County Coroner Ed McAuslan confirmed that he was at the scene, but said he could not release any information at this time. “We’re still working,” he said. The coroner’s office is usually only called to crime scene locations when there is a death involved.
(Riverton, Wyo.) – Fremont County Sheriff’s Department Deputies and Riverton Police Department officers have closed off the Rails To Trails Pathway from Webbwood Road to past the All Nations Trailer Park northeast of Riverton. Crime scene tape has been erected around the entrance to the pathway, and at the intersection of Shoshone and Commanche streets where deputies and officers are restricting traffic into the area. Numerous emergency vehicles from both agencies were seen parked along the Rails to Trails in that area, and an ambulance was dispatched to the scene. No other details are available at this time. County10.com will stay on top of this story and post updates as they become available.