Press Release from the Lander Police Department

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Lander Police Department
250 Lincoln Street
Lander WY  82520
Administration:  (307) 332-3401
Dispatch:  (307) 332-3131
Emergency:  911
Fax:  (307) 332-9515
Email:  recordslpd [at]

Chief of Police Scott Peters

For Immediate Press Release:

The Lander Police Department responded to a call for service on Sweetwater Street in Lander on April 14th at approximately 7 a.m.  The original call was listed as a possible assault.

Upon investigation, Michael Ray Vigil, 39 years old was subsequently arrested and charged with 2nd Degree Murder.

The identity of the victim is not being released at this time due to further investigation and pending notification to family.

There is no ongoing threat to the community or surrounding areas.  This was an isolated event that was handled by Lander PD and remains under investigation at this time.

If you have any information in regard to this investigation, please contact Detective Sergeant Lutterman at (307) 332-3401 ext. 7.

Chief Scott Peters