Sweetwater Co. Sheriff and Coroner investigate teenager’s death


Authorities in Sweetwater County are investigating the death of a Wyoming teenager. Officials say that the death appears to be from a fall, and foul play is not suspected.

In a joint release, the Sweetwater County Sheriff’s Office and Sweetwater County Coroner’s Office announced that they are investigating the death of 18-year-old Green River resident, Brett McKeehan. 

McKeehan was located, deceased, approximately 3/4 mile east of the Riverview Cemetery in Green River, at approximately 8:30 am May 16, 2019 by Sheriff’s Deputies. 

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Sweetwater County officials report that McKeehan died as a result of “injuries sustained from a fall. “

The case remains under investigation, though foul play is not suspected, and no additional details were released by Sweetwater County personnel.