Woman badly beaten in alley, suspect identified; Victim flown out of county for treatment

(Riverton, Wyo.) – Riverton Police reported Thursday that a 43-year-old local woman was found severely beaten in the alley behind the 700 block of North Federal. An employee of the Boot Barn found the woman behind their store and called for help. After receiving emergency treatment at SageWest Heath Care hospital, the woman was flown to a regional trauma center for specialized treatment.