Body found by hunter south of Cody; suspect in custody

Wyoming News November 4, 2019

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Body found by hunter south of Cody; suspect in custody

CODY, Wyo. (AP) — A body of a person found over the weekend in northern Wyoming has resulted in a suspect being taken into custody.

The Park County Sheriff’s Office says in a statement that the body was found before 2 p.m. Saturday by a local hunter on private property south of Cody.

The agency says the death is being investigated as a homicide.

The victim has been identified as a resident from southeast Wyoming, but the Sheriff’s Office did not immediately release a name or other details about the victim.

An unidentified suspect was apprehended by deputies from the Park County Sheriff’s Office as well as Bureau of Land Management and the Wyoming Highway Patrol.

The investigation is being conducted by the Wyoming Division of Criminal Investigation.

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