(Riverton, Wyo.) – Calls to the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office seeking an update into the investigation of a possible homicide found Wednesday morning were not returned by early Thursday afternoon.
The Fremont County Dispatch Center received a 911 call at 7:20 a.m. on Wednesday, reporting a person that had been found unresponsive on the Rails to Trails Bike Path behind the All Nations Trailer Park in Northeast Riverton.
Authorities responded and subsequently located a second person who was also unresponsive in the immediate area.
One of the persons located was deceased, the other was transported to the Riverton Memorial Hospital and later taken by air ambulance to Casper.
The incident is being investigated by the Fremont County Sheriff’s Office in conjunction with the Riverton Police Department and the County Coroner as an apparent homicide, said Undersheriff Ryan Lee in a mid-afternoon statement.
“At the present time investigators are collecting evidence, and conducting multiple interviews,” Lee said yesterday. ”The investigation is underway and will continue throughout the remainder of today. Because of this I do not have any further information to release at this time.”
Identities of the victims have not been released.