October 17th death in Fremont County appears to be missing Missouri man

by | Nov 9, 2019 11:01AM

The Fremont County Coroner’s Office report released this week confirms the body found in Fremont County on October 17th, 2019, is that of 26-year-old Caleb N. Rios. The report lists his manner of death a “suicide,” and cause of death as “severe head trauma due to self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head.”

The description and date of birth on the report match that of the Caleb Nathaniel Rios, the endangered missing veteran from Missouri that was last seen on October 1st, 2019. Rios was reported found deceased in the mountains of Wyoming on October 17th, according to WATE news

Scanner traffic the morning of October 17th indicated the deceased was found by a passerby in a parking lot at Limestone Mountain south of Lander. 

The Fremont County Sheriff’s Office has yet to confirm the information. We will update if more information becomes available. 

Many local and national organizations are dedicated to preventing suicide and providing support. If you or someone you know needs help, you are not alone.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline offers free and confidential support to people in distress as well as loved ones at 1-800-273-TALK (8255) and online here.

In Wyoming, you can text WYO to 741-741 for the Crisis Text Line. This line is available for anyone that needs support and someone to talk with and not just about suicide.

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