Cheyenne police have arrested an individual in connection with a fatal stabbing that occurred near Martin Luther King Jr. Park late this (Monday) afternoon.

Officer Kevin Malatesta couldn't release any information about the suspect, as detectives are still conducting interviews.

He did, however, confirm that the victim was a 45-year-old Cheyenne woman.  Her name is being withheld until her family has been notified.

Police plan to release more information tomorrow.



Cheyenne police are asking the public to stay away from Martin Luther King Jr. Park while they investigate a homicide.

Details are still sketchy, but Officer Kevin Malatesta did confirm the victim was a female who died from stab wounds.

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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