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Wilkerson Found Guilty of Second Degree Murder

The jury in the case of the State of Wyoming vs. Richard Wilkerson returned a verdict of “guilty” of second degree murder at roughly 9pm Saturday night.

Wilkerson was found guilty of killing 45 year-old Brian Newman in an altercation at the Century Club in Buffalo last September.

Senators Visit Sheridan

(Photo by Ron Richter)

Wyoming Senators, Mike Enzi and John Barrasso, both visited Sheridan Saturday.

Representatives Fire Back

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Wyoming State Representative Rosie Berger

Earlier this week we reported that a lawyer representing Superintendent Cindy Hill threatened possible legal action against Representative Rosie Berger and several of her fellow legislators for the recently issued “white paper”.

Closing Arguments Saturday In Wilkerson Murder Trial

Closing arguments in the murder trial of Richard Wilkerson will be heard Saturday morning in Johnson County District Court.

Wilkerson is on trial, charged with second degree murder in connection with the death of 45 year-old Brian Newman in a bar altercation last September in Buffalo.