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Triple Homicide in Clark, Wyoming: 5 Fast Facts You Need To Know

Triple Homicide Wyoming

18-year-old Tanner Vanpelt (left) and 19-year-old Stephen Hammer (right).

Two teenage man have been arrested in connection with a triple homicide that took place last Saturday at a home in Clark, Wyoming. Here’s the top 5 facts you need to know about these boys and their crimes.


1. Three People Have Been Killed
Wyoming Triple Homicide
Last Saturday at 11:15 a.m., a neighbor reportedly found two bodies shot dead inside a home. When Park County sheriff’s deputies and ambulances arrived at the scene, they discovered a third body lying in the basement. The victims were identified as Ildiko Freitas, 40, and her parents, Janos Volgyessi, 69, and Hildegard Volgyessi, 70. On Sunday, the teenagers who were arrested in connection to this crime are Stephen Hammer, 19, and Tanner Vanpelt, 18.


2. The Victims’ Neighbors Witnessed The Aftermath
Those who lived nearby told police authorities what they saw and knew about the crime. The Billings Gazette reported that a few neighbors described two slender white men entering the home on Big View Road. They also reported that two cars then sped off the property. One of the vehicles was recognized as belonging to Ildiko Freitas. Another neighbor, Robert Bushman Jr., stated that some of his neighbors saw the victims’ dogs chase two vehicles down the road. Bushman lives approximately 600 yards away from the home where the triple homicide took place. He talked about the high tension in the neighborhood and how weary they are of unfamiliar cars:

The neighbors are shell shocked. We look out for unusual vehicles.


3. The Clark, Wyoming Community Is On Edge
Clark Triple Homicide
The Billings Gazzete reported that when one of their reporters rang the doorbell of a Clark, Wyoming resident on Sunday afternoon, they were greeted by a man wielding a black assault rifle. Thankfully, the man was pointing the gun at the ground. Other residents are reportedly very weary of unrecognizable faces and vehicles.


4. Clark, Wyoming Is A Pretty Small Community
Wyoming Triple Homicide
The town of Clark, Wyoming is located about 30 miles north of Cody, Wyoming off state Highway 120. The community is home to 325 residents, one elementary school, two churches and a single construction business.


5. The Park County’s Sheriff’s Office Released A News Release
The Park County’s Sheriff’s Office sent out a news release yesterday on this triple homicide. The document can be read in full below:

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