(Powell, Wyo.) – The Park County Sheriff’s Department reported today that an autopsy was performed Saturday, January 11, 2014 on the dismembered body discovered Thursday along the Little Sand Coulee Road northwest of Powell. The forensic pathologist reports that the victim was a Caucasian or very light-skinned Hispanic male, approximately 5 feet, 4 inches to 5 feet, 6 inches tall weighing between 180 and 200 pounds. The victim was less than 35 year of age and by all indications an agricultural or ranch worker. The victim was of a “stocky” build and appeared to be in good physical condition.
The victim was wearing blue jeans size 36 inch waist and 30 inch length as well as a pair of brown lace Ariat work boots, size 10 ½. He was also wearing a brown leather belt with distinctive braided design and matching buckle. The belt was size 38 inch.
The forensic pathologist estimates the time of death to be Tuesday, January 7, 2014, however the exact cause of death is still under investigation.
Any information regarding this investigation, including possible identification of the victim should be immediately given to the Park County Sheriff’s Office at 307-527-8700.
Below are photos of the man’s belt, belt buckle and work boots: