Body found in reservoir near Cheyenne now investigated as homicide

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CHEYENNE, Wyo. (by Release / KNEP) - Wyoming authorities say a male whose body was found in a reservoir outside Cheyenne Sunday was a homicide victim.

The Laramie County Sheriff's department has identified the victim as Justin R. Robinson, 19, of Cheyenne. According to Capt. Linda Gesell, preliminary autopsy results found Robinson died from a single gunshot wound to the head.

Sheriff''s deputies were called to reports of a burned vehicle in the area of Burlington Road by Reservoir 1 on Sunday. While canvassing the area, investigators discovered a deceased body floating in the water not far from the shoreline.

Details on a motive or possible suspects have not been released.