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By Clair McFarland
Riverton Ranger Via Wyoming News Exchange 

Woman faces charges in knife attack death

 

October 17, 2019



RIVERTON — A 21-year-old Fremont County woman is facing manslaughter charges after telling a Riverton Police Department detective that she used a knife to attack a man. 

Rachelle Lynch, who is a lifelong resident of the county, appeared in Riverton Circuit Court Thursday morning to hear the two counts of manslaughter, each of which is punishable by up to 20 years in prison. 

The second of the charges alleges that “voluntarily, upon a sudden heat of passion [Lynch] killed a human being.” 

Lynch’s arrest followed a call to police at 3:22 Monday afternoon, in which the caller had re...



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