The Book of Matt http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en Author Blames Drugs For Matthew Shepard Murder http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/author-blames-drugs-matthew-shepard-murder <p>The common story behind the murder of Matthew Shepard is that he was targeted in Laramie’s fireside bar because he was gay and was the victim of a robbery.&nbsp; Law enforcement authorities say that Shepard was driven to the edge of Laramie and tied to a fence by Russell Henderson and Aaron McKinney.&nbsp;</p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 23:25:50 +0000 Bob Beck 53732 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Author Blames Drugs For Matthew Shepard Murder Author Says Shepard Died Due To His Involvement With Drugs http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/author-says-shepard-died-due-his-involvement-drugs <p>The author of a book on Mathew Shepard says his death was related to drugs and not his sexual orientation.&nbsp; Stephen Jimenez writes that Shepard was involved in the Methamphetamine trade and that his horrific murder was the result of a drug deal gone wrong.</p><p>He says Shepard's main killer had been using meth which fueled the attack, an assertion that law enforcement authorities say is not true.&nbsp;</p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 02:24:11 +0000 Bob Beck 53490 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org Author Says Shepard Died Due To His Involvement With Drugs