Prosecutor considering death penalty charges in Wheatland shooting
Wheatland, WY – A preliminary hearing for a man accused of killing his three sons and adult brother and wounding his wife has been set for Thursday in Wheatland. Everett E. Conant III faces murder and attempted murder charges in the shooting rampage. Meanwhile, Platte County Attorney Eric Jones said today that he has not decided whether or not to seek the death penalty in the case. Conant's wife, Suzette Conant, is hospitalized in good condition with shoulder and ankle wounds.