F.E. Warren AFB Airman among the dead

The Cheyenne Police Department is investigating a double homicide and suicide. Shortly after midnight on October 1, officers received information that a homicide had occurred and responded to Romero Park (1317 Parsley Blvd).

Officers arrived on scene to find three people deceased from apparent gunshot wounds. The three individuals were Michael Tolar, 44, Abigail Smith, 24, and Brian Perkins, 46, all of Cheyenne. From the preliminary investigation, detectives determined that Perkins met with Tolar and Smith in the parking lot of Romero Park. Perkins then shot Smith and Tolar before shooting himself.

Police say they are considering personal relationships as a motivating factor. This case remains under investigation by the Cheyenne Police Department.

Officials at Frances E. Warren Air Force base has confirmed that an Airman from FE Warren AFB was among three individuals found deceased by Cheyenne Police.

The Airman has been identified as Airman Abigail M. Smith. “Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of those affected by this incident. Airmen and families define our Air Force, they are and always will be our top priority. Losing one is too many” said Col Peter M. Bonetti, Commander, 90th Missile Wing.