One of the most infamous events in Wyoming history happened 35 years ago today. November, 16, 1982, 16-year-old Richard Jahnke Jr. and his sister Deborah killed their abusive father at their home near Cheyenne.
This week marks the 36th anniversary of Wyoming’s wildest court case.
February 20, 1981, a jury awarded former Miss Wyoming Kimerli Jayne Pring $26 million in damages, ruling that she had been libeled by Penthouse Magazine.
Pring, who won the Miss Wyoming pageant in 1978, filed suit after Penthouse published a story in their August 1979 issue detailing the sexual exploits of a fictional character