Goshen County Coroner Darin Yates has identified the victim of yesterday's fatal stabbing in Ft. Laramie as 32-year-old Wade Erschabek of Guernsey.

Jamie Snyder, who was arrested shortly after the stabbing, is scheduled to make an initial court appearance today on a charge of first-degree murder.


A man is dead and another in custody following a stabbing in southeast Wyoming yesterday (Thursday) afternoon.

Goshen County Undersheriff Jeremy Wardell says deputies were called to a reported stabbing in Ft. Laramie around 3:11 p.m.

Wardell says the victim, whose name is being withheld pending notification of next of kin, was taken to Community Hospital in Torrington where he died from his injuries.

Deputies arrested 26-year-old Jamie Snyder of Ft. Laramie in connection with the stabbing.  Snyder is currently jailed in the Goshen County Detention Center.

The incident remains under investigation.

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