Sheridan Police officers responded to a call reporting a possible homicide in Sheridan sometime before 3 o’clock Friday afternoon. The Special Response Team was called in to secure the area around 1075 Bellevue Avenue.
Just before 4PM officers escorted one subject away from the residence in handcuffs and SRT members, along with help from Sheridan County Sheriff’s deputies and the Sheriff’s K-9 unit secured the residence and began to search the area.
Police found the body of a male person who appeared to be the victim of homicide at the scene. The name of the victim has not been released pending positive identification and notification of next of kin.
Sergeant Tom Henry of the Sheridan Police Department says the investigation is just beginning and they have one suspect in custody. The Wyoming State Crime Lab has been notified and will be sending investigators to the scene to process evidence.
The suspect’s name has also been withheld pending the filing of formal charges by Sheridan County and Prosecuting Attorney Matt Redle.