RIVERTON — A Fort Washakie man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder in the stabbing of a woman at a Riverton hotel.
KCWY-TV in Casper reports 32-year-old Heto Thayer made an initial appearance in court Monday. He is accused of stabbing a woman at a hotel around 5:30 a.m. Sunday. He was arrested a short time later at gunpoint at a Walmart store across the street.
Police say the woman has a punctured lung.
It’s not clear what led to the stabbing, but police say alcohol appears to have been involved.