According to an early morning release from the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office, three adults have been found dead in Big Horn, Wyoming– a town of 198 people located near Sheridan. The Sheriff’s Office discovered the bodies following a report “that a male subject contacted a family member and stated he had killed someone.”
The deaths are being investigated as homicides.
The full text of the press release follows.
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March 29, 2020
Homicide Investigation, Big Horn, WY
On March 29, 2020, at approximately 8:07 PM, the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office received a call that a male subject contacted a family member and stated he had killed someone. Sheridan County Sheriff’s deputies responded to the male subject’s address in Big Horn, Wyoming, where three adults were found dead.
The male suspect was apprehended in Montana by the Big Horn County Sheriff’s Office shortly before 10:00 PM. This remains an active investigation which is being conducted by the Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office and the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation. The male suspect is being held in Montana and formal charges will be filed at a later date.
The Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office would like to ensure the residents of Sheridan County that there is no threat to the community.Sheridan County Sheriff’s Office Press Release, March 29, 2020
This is a breaking news story, more information will be provided when available.