Two Cheyenne transients have been charged in the August 2023 beating death of 50-year-old Cheyenne transient Stacey "Jason" Mullen.

Mullen was found unresponsive near the dam on Crystal Lake Reservoir in Curt Gowdy State Park on the morning of Aug. 20, 2023.

He was taken to Cheyenne Regional Medical Center and later transferred to Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado, where he died from his injuries on Aug. 27.

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The Laramie County Sheriff's Office launched a homicide investigation and yesterday, Jan. 11, announced they had arrested 55-year-old Gizell Kellum and 54-year-old Russell Perry for manslaughter.

According to Perry's booking sheet, detectives determined Mullen was physically assaulted by Perry, after which, he and Kellum transported Mullen to the park.

The Laramie County District Attorney's Office on Friday charged Perry with voluntary manslaughter and Kellum with accessory, both felonies.

Perry's bond was set at $50,000 cash and Kellum's at $10,000 cash, and their preliminary hearings were scheduled for next Friday, Jan. 19, at 9 a.m.

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