A 28-year-old Sheridan man is in custody at the Sheridan County Detention Center, on suspicion of murder. Shawn Osborne was arrested by Sheridan Police on Friday afternoon. The body of 42-year-old Gerald Bloom of Sheridan was discovered in a residence at 1075 Bellevue Avenue in Sheridan.
The Sheridan Special Response Team with the assistance of the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office joined Sheridan Police in securing the scene on Friday. Representatives from the State Crime Lab in Cheyenne arrived at the crime scene on Saturday morning and will process physical evidence from the scene.
It appears that Bloom was killed with an edged weapon of some sort. Sheridan Police Sgt. Tom Henry said that several bags of potential evidence were collected at the home Saturday. The Wyoming Department of Criminal Investigation will assist local authorities as the investigation continues.