Police identify man killed in Cheyenne last week

May 14, 2018

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — Wyoming authorities have identified a man killed last week in south Cheyenne as 61-year-old Joseph S. Tortolito.

The Laramie County Sheriff’s Department says that Tortolito, of Cheyenne, was shot several times. His body was found in a junk pile.

A woman who called police to report the shooting last Friday and who was slightly wounded was identified as 33-year-old Kristen Smith, of Cheyenne.

The sheriff’s department says it has a person of interest in the incident who is currently being held on unrelated charges.

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